A story of love Part 2

20 years. That’s how long I’ll be married come May. I met my husband while stationed for the US Army in Ft Drum, NY.  I just turned 21 a month or so before meeting him. I had been at Ft Drum only a few months and he and I had gone out with some friends a few times. I was always the designated driver for him and his friends. The time came where I had a Military Intelligence ball to attend. The gentleman with whom I wanted attend, was attending with his male friends and I was not about to be the 5th wheel for anyone. I asked this guy, who later became the best man at our wedding, if he thought my later to be hubs would attend with me, in his best Boston accent, I was told, “oh gawd yeah. You gotta ask him”. So, I did. He went along to the ball with me. It was a nice time. He showed up with flowers for me. But truth be told, he showed up empty handed and someone else gave him the flowers to give me. I would have been fine without the flowers. I don’t like them. Nonetheless, we went and it was ok. After a few months, we were both deployed to Haiti. I remember being scared. I was never in a situation like that. Thankfully, he was going as well. He’d been to war three times. He was a pro and i knew he’d help me. When I arrived in Haiti, I looked for him and remember being so thankful to have found him there. Covered in dirt and dust, not having showered in about a week. But he looked great. That’s when I first knew I loved him.

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About k1nd3r5t3w

Born and raised in Maine. US Army Veteran, living in Kansas! Love road trips and my son. Go PATRIOTS. Amateur writer who just writes from the heart. Runner.
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2 Responses to A story of love Part 2

  1. bchandak says:

    That kind of love is rare to find in today’s world! 🙂

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