The Veteran’s Paradox

I’ve been admiring the thinking and writing in Sean Patrick Hughes’s blog, Chartwell West, for some time. I”m reblogging this, on U.S. Veterans Day, for its spiritual insight for those who follow any religion or practice, — MHP

Chartwell West

Dick Winters became a production supervisor at a plastics adhesive factory after the war. He eventually bought a farm and started a business selling animal feed in Pennsylvania.

The books and movies about his life didn’t make him rich and famous. They didn’t start until 50 years after the war was over. He wrote his memoir at 86, no doubt with some arm twisting from a few publishers and agents. 

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