The Hard Way
by James Boedeker
With a drunken abusive father and a hapless lazy mother, Jonah grew up dirt-poor in the Wyoming wilderness as part of the white-trash Childress clan. He learned life’s lessons the hard way, vowing to save his little sister Gail from their hell on earth. Along came Kevin O’Malley, a Congressional Medal of Honor soldier, impressed with Jonah and wanting to rescue both children. But at what price?