Tuesday, March 12, 2013

News at Eleven: It surprised Larissa [Wood] when she

received the first of her grandmother's letters. She didn't know she could get mail while in basic training.

Carol Wood kept sending them at least once a week. Often she included a poem. Larissa began reading them to her fellow soldiers. Amid basic training's demands and deprivations during one of the hottest summers on record, Carol Wood's letters and poems brought relief.

from The Post-Standard: Grandmother Carol Wood pens poems of hope to soldiers


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