Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Making Sense of the Loss of a Son

Mrs. Melinda Kane is the mother of Lance Cpl. Jeremy Kane, 4th LAR, who was killed Jan. 23, 2010, in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan. In an Philadelphia Inquirer article, Mrs. Kane tries to make sense of the death of her son and what happened on the day "when a man carrying concealed explosives approached Kane." TKS CC

Mother of fallen Cherry Hill Marine tries to make sense of her son's sacrifice

There are some times when the pain is bearable. And there are others when she can't control her tears, like the day this summer when yet another package she had sent her son reappeared in the mail, unopened and dented, filled with crumbled cookies.

Melinda Kane, 52, of Cherry Hill, is the mother of a fallen Marine.

Her son Lance Cpl. Jeremy Kane, 22, died Jan. 23 in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan. He was a reservist in the Fourth Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/inquirer/local/nj/20100817_Mother_of_fallen_Cherry_Hill_Marine_tries_to_make_sense_of_her_son_s_sacrifice.html?viewAll=y#ixzz0wshfRCpQ

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