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BENEFITING: AMERICAN WIDOW PROJECT

EVENT DATE: Aug 19, 2012

Rachel Munger

THE STORY:

This August I'll be participating in my first Triathlon! It's a womens only event put on by Endurance Magazine called "Ramblin' Rose". I figured if I was going to do all the work someone else should benefit from it as well....

A few days after considering the triathlon I opened a local Fort Bragg newspaper and read the story of Taryn Davis and the American Widow Project. I cried and cried and cried some more... 

As a military spouse the stories of these women hit me extremely hard. The death of my soldier is always a sickening possibility for me. I will forever dread the knock on the front door. If that time ever comes though I know I will have a place for healing through this amazing group. Please take the time to visit their website and read their stories. If you feel inclined... sponsor me as I swim, bike and run my way towards awesome!

--Rachel 

http://americanwidowproject.org/

Since 2001, over 6,500 U.S. service members have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Around half of these service members were married, leaving an estimated 3,200 military widows across our country, from the wars alone. These numbers do not include our heroes who lost their lives in non-combat ways leaving countless more military widows. While the service member’s sacrifice is acknowledged, many simply forget or fail to recognize the sacrifice of the spouse who is now left a military widow. Oftentimes the invisible wounds of military widows are disregarded due to age or a simple lack of knowledge and understanding.

The American Widow Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to the new generation of those who have lost the heroes of yesterday, today and tomorrow, with an emphasis on healing through sharing stories, tears and laughter. Military Widow to Military Widow.

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Donor Comments

Sgt. & Mrs. Dale Munger

Sgt. & Mrs. Dale Munger

5 years ago

your favorite mother in law

your favorite mother in law

So proud of you and I love you!! 5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

5 years ago

Grandma Eliza

Grandma Eliza

5 years ago

Ranger Wife

Ranger Wife

5 years ago

Tim and Tracey Strickland

Tim and Tracey Strickland

5 years ago

Ellen

Ellen

Thank you for our freedom.....you are the reason. 5 years ago

Laura

Laura

5 years ago

Paps

Paps

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

To all those who have served our country. 5 years ago