Family Legacy of Sorrow and Pride

My brother and I. I finished my first Army assignment in South Korea, and my brother had finished his four years in the Marine Corps.

My brother and I never met our grandfather; however, we share a common bond of sorrow and pride that crosses many intersections in time and space. The story begins in Brooklyn, New York, and travels worldwide to Asia and the Middle East.

Growing up in our grandmother’s home in Brooklyn, my brother’s and my awareness of our grandfather came from his painting in his Army uniform. My brother and I did not…

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