Author: Janie Reinart and Mary Anne Mayer
Publisher: Gray & Co.
Length: 230 pages
Publish Date: May 2009
Recommended for: Parents of Servicemembers and anyone seeking a glimpse into what mothers of servicemembers must face and endure on a daily basis.
Forty-five mothers of servicemembers share their personal experiences from the perspective of what a parent endures when their child is a member of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Their stories reveal unconditional love and support, immense pride, fear, worry, unwavering faith, and a host of other emotions and feelings that mothers encounter when their child deploys to a combat zone.
Despite their nerve-wracking circumstances, these moms exhibit tremendous courage and inner strength as they cope with the reality that their son or daughter may not return from war, followed by a deep sigh of relief and overwhelming joy when their loved one is back on U.S. soil.
Devoid of politics and personal opinions about war, this book showcases the true-depth of a mother's unwavering love for her child.