, …hite, middle-aged, middle-class woman who also happens to be a veteran, nurse, wife and mother. But these are just my labels. In truth, that speck of dust, the labels, they’re not really who I am, but they are the human nomenclature I’ve spent the better part of forty years collecting and achieving and affixing to my sense of self. Those labels are also what most other people identify with and so I share them here to claim my leg…
Jessica, I feel like we're kindred spirits, too! Wow! I'm so glad you left a comment on my About Me piece. If you haven't found her already, I recommend checking out Meghan Mcniff, who also spent time in Afghanistan.
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