Dad and Me: Twice Goodbye by Cynthia Phillips
Approx. 1,140 words.
Published on August 15, 2013.
Max shares his experience of having a dad in the military. His dad is a soldier and a nurse. After given an overseas assignment, he is sent to an army hospital to take care for injured soldiers. Max and his brother, John, have to say goodbye to their dad more than once. He and his younger brother wait for months in anticipation for their dad to return home.