Letters To Dougie

Dougie Hardesty's family business was enrolling in the military. His father did it, his father before that did it, and so did his father. So it wasn't a surprise when he did. But what Dougie didn't know, was that his trainer, Kelly Rose, was one of the best. She was one of the only trainers who went one on one with each of her men. She was tougher than half the men that came through the MEU Ground Combat Element. She never let any man phase her. She never let any one man get into her head. Untilthe tragedy..until Dougie..


8. Hardesty's Home


I stopped my car in front of the Hardesty's home. I brought my hands up to my eyes as I wiped the tracks of my tears that I cried the whole 2 hours from the airport of my face. If I would have shown my feelings for Dougie, would he still be alive? If I would have shown my feelings for Dougie, then would I be with him back at the MEU instead of telling his parents that he died because of a stupid decision I made? No. I can't think like that. Dougie died because of a heroic choice he made. I opened the glove box to grab tissues to wipe my eyes. I looked into rear view mirror to check myself, and got out of the car to make the longest walk of my life. My high heels clicked with every step I took on the concrete sidewalk that led up to his white front door.  I took a deep breath, and knocked on the door..










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