Memoirs

Breathing Again

Breathing felt so good. Nineteen days after his surgery, Cree began laughing out loud. For the first time in almost two and a half years he could feel his lungs working hard. “Are you okay?” […]

Memoirs

Mutual Acquaintance

“Excuse me Staff Sergeant, can I ask you a question?” Cree paused and quickly assessed the tiny sergeant standing in front of him. The young Marine looked harmless enough, perhaps even a little terrified. Then, […]

Memoirs

Under The Knife

Cree glanced nervously at his watch, realizing that he’d arrived fifteen minutes early. “Typical,” he thought to himself as he opened the door to Carolina East Diagnostic Center. “Good morning ma’am, how can I help […]