Captured

      Jasinda Wilder

Captured

You go into combat, you fear death. It's what keeps you careful, keeps you alive. I've faced death more times than I can count. I've taken bullets. I've taken lives.


But nothing can prepare me for the soul-crushing terror of being captured.


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I married a Marine. I knew the risks. Every time my husband shipped out, I knew there was a chance he wouldn't come back. But Thomas always did. Always. Then one day two officers in full dress uniform knocked on my door and shattered my world.


How do you keep going when you lose what made life worth living?

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