Purple Heart

Purple Heart

Memories start to come back to PVT Matt Duffy as he wakes up in an Army hospital in Baghdad. He has a brain injury from battle and his memory is not all that reliable. He keeps trying to remember what happened in that alley. Something is haunting him Bits and pieces come back to him. While he's in the hospital, he is awarded the Purple Heart for heroism. But, is he a hero? He wants the truth but no one wants to ask the hard questions. Why does he keep remembering the face of a young boy? A pair of soccer shoes? The grit and gray areas our soldiers live with in the battle zone are brought home in this surprising walk in their shoes story. Ages 13 and up

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PURPLE HEART by Patricia McCormick, Trailer by Carmen Escamilla of Laredo, Texas


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