12 American soldiers walk into a French widow’s house in WW1

Warm fuzzy may not be the first thing you associate with WWI, but this short story by Joyce Kilmer is something like it. It is also amazingly striking for Catholics – how religion can transcend national, cultural, linguistic boundaries. From the intro: Joyce Kilmer was born in New Brunswick in 1886; studied at Rutgers College… Continue reading 12 American soldiers walk into a French widow’s house in WW1