My Memorial Day Tribute to Someone Who Told Me to Travel – Huffington Post

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But I always knew it was because he wanted to protect me, just like he had fought to protect our country, even though at the time, he was a resident of Cuba! Being a prisoner of war left a heavy impact on my grandfather, and the few that were closest to him could easily see it. As the “apple of his eye” or so what my family would call me, I could see the deep scars that the war left on my grandpa, but more importantly, I could see the immense magnitude of pride he had for what he did and how it affected him.

My Memorial Day Tribute to Someone Who Told Me to Travel – Huffington Post