I met Brittany Jacobs in Section 60 on Memorial Day 2012. It was the first time she had seen her late husband’s headstone. When I first saw her, she was crying as she clutched her 17-month-old son Christian at the gravesite.
Memorial Day in the United States is day for honoring and mourning the military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties.
It was the stroke of violence there that brought terrorism to the front door of each home along every dirt road in Everywhere, America. “Flyover country” has its own Ground Zero.