Another shows Julia, from Aurora in Nebraska, standing on a peaceful road next to her father while holding a carefully-folded Stars and Stripes. Beckmann, who runs photography business Snapshots by Suz , faded Captain Yllescas out of the photos slightly to give them impression of him being an angel watching over his daughter. Because sometimes it feels like where are you, why did you have to go.
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Captain Yllescas was grievously injured after stepping on an IED while on a tour of Afghanistan 11 years ago. Follow Metro. My father was drafted, right at the end of World War 2 and spent a couple years in occupied Japan. But instead, he opens up, and for one rare moment in time, I begin to finally understand the man he became. But there we were on our way up this mountain, three American Army guys, off base, thinking we owned the place.
But every one of those people who walked passed us, do you know what they did?
So, they just wanted to help us. Can you imagine our surprise!
He was quiet. He helped us and he left. Could this one small moment while my father was a young soldier representing his country in a far away and hostile land have served as the foundation of the man he became; this reluctance to complain, to seek help, to simply bury his own needs under the recognition that most folks are in a far worse place. Why bother troubling someone over clean laundry?
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The thing that struck me about this story is that he was not talking about any hospital ship, or a treatment center for POWs, but front line triage and field hospitals, those same places that spent day after day treating their own men from wounds inflicted by the enemy.