Katherine Cathey, wife of a fallen marine in Iraq spends her last night with her husband before his burial the following morning.
(The full story is by Jim Sheeler, Rocky Mountain News
November 9, 2005)
On the night before her husbands burial, Katherine Cathey refused to leave the casket and instead requested to be able to sleep next to her husband one final time. The Marines made up a bed for her then resumed their positions, standing watch over their comrade’s body as per her request.
Before eventually falling asleep Katherine played music on her laptop that reminded her of husband...
It is sacrifices like this that has made July 4th a possibility and a reality. And, I need say no more of how I feel about the American flag.