THE GLASS IS HALF FULL

Jessica Varney is the epitome of strength

Jessica Varney is shown on a swing in her yard holding the flag that was draped over her husband’s coffin as well as a hat from his excavating company. Photo by Nicole W. Little

Editor’s note: This is the final in a two-part series featuring Jessica Varney, whose firefighter husband died last year in the Ferguson Fire. The first part of the story appeared in our June 6 edition.

For Jessica Varney, the past 11 months have been a whirlwind.

And not the type she would have wanted.

A hap...

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