Mike Essig , I graduated high school in 1970.
I remember the talk about this atrocity to the Vets during this time.
Most kids my age weren’t much into what had gone on , sad to say . I couldn’t understand why compassion wasn’t being shown. I was always one to respect and admire our soldiers. But I’m like that to all people . Grateful!
Let me tell you I wish it had been me to go . And I wouldn’t have been much good at this, but I’d care .
I hated when I heard negative talk about the war. I didn’t know much , I’m naive.
Today , perhaps after growing up some ( I was so freaking sheltered )
I care even more so .
I’m sorry you had to go
I’m sorry it was horrible
I’m sorry each time I realized what a mess war makes of men , and marriages and minds .
I’m just so sorry, I don’t think I can express it properly to make any difference!
The only thing that makes me feel a bit better is that I can pray for you and them , and Peace in our crazy world .