Mariposan Al Handy knows all too well about war and the human toll it can take

Al Handy is shown in this photo with some of the honors he has earned. Photo by Nicole W. Little

Veterans Day, which is this Sunday, is a time in America when those who have served in the military are honored.

There are celebrations across the nation as citizens recognize the sacrifice given by veterans.

But what sometimes may get lost in the celebrations are the individual stories of each veteran. Every one of them has a story and sometimes, those stories are difficult, even at times p...

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