Interview with Mary, Marine and Air Force mother, Part 1 of 2
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This interview tells the story of Mary, the mother of two military service members. The interview deals with the departure of her two sons to the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Air Force. The interview is about Mary’s experiences as mother of two soldiers and about her suffering. Mary talks about her older son leaving home for the first time, and how she has coped with the situation. Mary tell us about the dreams that her sons have and the support she has given to them since they decided to join the U.S. military. Mary had to seek for mental help, and she has joined some prayer groups and found that painting is a good therapy for her. Finally, the interview deals with personal values, patriotism, stress and emotions felt by the service members' family.