Slaid Cleaves

The solo version is better. That's what we are: alone, 'scattered to the wind.' We may have our brothers here and there, but for the most part, we are alone to deal with our memories. When I said thanks, I meant it. You did a great job. I never thought that I'd find something like this, that would apply completely. Good venting on this side. Thanks again.

Slaid Cleaves responded on 01/12/2014

I knew I wouldn't reach a whole lot of people with that song. After all, military families comprise just 1% of the population. But I knew if I did it right I could make a strong connection with a few people who could use a sense of recognition. Thank you for taking the time to let me know that I've done my job. As Woody Guthrie said: Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.

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