Unbreakable Bonds tells 10 touching stories of mothers who spent years aiding the recoveries of their children, U.S. soldiers and marines who suffered severe injuries during the War on Terror. The survival of these wounded warriors is a testament not only to the extraordinary efforts of military medical personnel and their own inner fortitude but also to their mothers. These women put their lives on hold from the moment they get that first call about their injured son or daughter, giving up their homes and careers and leaving behind family and friends. They are ever present, from those agonizing early days in intensive care through dozens of lifesaving operations and the months and years of both triumphs and setbacks during therapy and rehabilitation. Their commitment, like the wounds their children suffer, is lifelong.
Unbreakable Bonds showcases the selfless love and support of the mothers who, like their wounded warriors, have been changed forever and who have, without hesitation, sacrificed greatly for their country. They also find strength through the exclusive network of caregivers who are there not only for their sons and daughters but for each other as well.
With forewords from former president George H. W. Bush and former Maryland congresswoman Connie Morella, this audiobook will appeal to U.S. service members and their loved ones--and those without ties to the military will gain appreciation for those who risk so much to serve our country.