The Cost of Freedom

I went to a fast food restaurant for dinner the other night. The guy ahead of me had just come home from Afghanistan. He was buying dinner for his son and himself. The total came to over $20. He didn’t have enough. They said they would give him a 10% military discount. Still not enough. He started deducting his order until he could afford it. Sad. Then I saw a man who had heard this haggling hand him $100 bill and say, “Thanks for your service.” The soldier teared up and said, “You don’t know how much this means to me.” The man smiled and said, “You don’t know how much what you do means to me.” I posted this story on Facebook and it has gotten nearly 100 likes and 10 shares. It shows that people really want to care about those who wage war in defense of our [...]

The Cost of Freedom 2018-07-01T21:18:07+00:00