Army Mom’s Safe Haven


"What do you think about Vietnam", I asked.
"Well", he said... "it's kind of like religion -
there's no perfect answer,
and besides, it was 30 years ago,
time to get over it."

"How about the POW/MIA issue", I asked.
He said "They have to be dead -
their families need to get over it
and get on with their lives."

I asked, "Well, how about the Holocaust."
He said "Of course, I feel sorry for the Jews...
but that's been 50 years;
time to forget about it."

Some time later, he asked:
"So, how do you feel about 'us'?"
And I replied:
"I'm over it."

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