We are grinding our military families into the ground with this brutal, futile war, while its backers sacrifice very little to keep the troops mired in this brutal, futile war. Don't think for a second that military families don't notice.
Iyanla Vanzant once stood in the bedroom of her then recently deceased daughter with a pink, pearl-handled pistol in one hand and prescription pills in the other; mulling over the decision of the "best" way to finally end the pain.
Over the past year, at least 20 other young members of the Fort Peck community attempted suicide. Let me repeat that: In one year, in a community stung by six child suicides, 20 more kids tried to kill themselves.