Lost in darkness, my mind trembled in fear that it would be discovered by the monsters hiding so near.
Ashamed of the past, afraid of what’s ahead, I retreated from my darkness in search of peace instead… 130 more words
100921-N-0208R-159 SAN DIEGO (Sept. 21, 2010) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Jerrilynn Sweat hugs her daughters after returning from a nearly five-month deployment aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Mercy deployed in support of Pacific Partnership 2010 contributing to medical and dental humanitarian assistance in Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and Timor-Leste. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chelsea Radford/Released)