“Hello mum, this is going to be hard for you to read …”

A tearjerker for sure.

At 19, Rifleman Cyrus Thatcher was one of the youngest victims of the Afghan war. These letters – given to The Independent by his family – reveal the excitement of a teenager sent to fulfill his dream, and his maturity in confronting the possibility that he might not make it home.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/hello-mum-this-is-going-to-be-hard-for-you-to-read-1753008.html

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