A large cent caked with verdigris is not typically found on a collector's want list, but it should be. It is a relic, and like a rusty hand-wrought nail dug from a flowerbed, it has a story. Who lost it? When? And, how did this lowly cent survive the onslaught of Mother Nature?
Sandra Freelove Brackett wrote this book to inspire women who are going through what she endured—two marriages that ended with her first husband beating her almost to death and her second husband triggering a heart attack from which she almost died. In 2006 when she had her heart attack, she thought she was alone.
Unlike any other story written about the Vietnam War, this book is written primarily for the parents, children and friends of the Vietnam veteran. Being a collection of 31 true stories, it details the adventures of my almost three years of combat as I mature from a green rookie into a hardened veteran.
This is my story and I know that I need to tell the truth, at least how I remember it after all these years, but what about the bad memories that have been buried for so long deep within my soul? Yes, I'll share it all, the good times and the bad.