When thoughts of horror and loss start to seep into his mind, Aubrey Francis focuses on the positive things in his life―volunteering and his faith.
“Remembrance Day is hard for me,” says the 47-year-old. “While serving in the military I witnessed some of the most gut-wrenching things you could imagine. There was so much hate and I wasn’t prepared for that. And I’ve lost a lot of friends to combat and suicide.”
Over a span of 20 years, Francis served 11 tours […]