Wednesday, June 29, 2016

A Trip to the Wall

I've been to the Wall in Washington DC a couple of times and the sight of all those names representing hopes, dreams, contributions, and families haven't ceased to leave me in tears.  For those who haven't been able to make the trip to Washington DC, some are fortunate to be able to witness a presentation of the traveling wall.

Ken Feador, who lives in Medina, Ohio had to travel only 6 miles to view the 'traveling wall.'  An emotional experience, he'd tried to see it back in the late 90's and it took him 6 tries to get from the parking lot to the wall.

Here's one of the pictures he took.  More can be found on a GooglePhotos album.

During his fourth trip, he had an exceptionally bad time when he learned his second wife's cousin was listed on the wall.  She didn't realize that he had died in Vietnam.

This trip, Ken took the time to find all of the guys from the 70th who are listed on the wall: