How heavy is my burden? I prefer to use the analogy of a bag of rocks that I carry over my shoulder. It is with me everywhere I go. Some rocks are bigger than others, but collectively they weigh enough to make me want to drop my pack every now and then.
“With all the issues our veterans face, it’s important to drill beneath the surface to fully understand and address their needs,” said Dougherty. “We’re focused on providing support that sustains, offering long-term solutions with a collaborative, holistic approach.”
If the Bob Woodruff Foundation was an early stage seed fund, they would realize some extraordinary returns as investors — they know how to listen to the marketplace and pick winners. Fortunately for our nation’s servicemembers, they are investors in veterans.
… not to envision the moment when they frantically cut the laces in the process of saving your life. You were a journalist covering the war, not a soldier. Yet they treated you like one of their own. Those military medics, nurses and doctors are my heroes. Always will be.