Write On: War is Ugly, God is Good

 

January 20, 2024

Essay by: Wyatt Cummings

Veteran Narrative Essay

Roseau Community School

Mrs. Olsen

On a lovely afternoon over Thanksgiving break, I had the wonderful privilege of interviewing my grandfather, Robert “Bob” Cummings, about his experiences in the US Army. In this essay I have pieced together a summary of his service from our conversation, quoting him throughout, and boiled down the message I perceived in it into six words: war is ugly, God is good.

Early in 1963, a month after Bob turned nineteen, he enlisted in the US Army. He felt bored with his life in Thief River Falls and wanted s...



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