Packages from home
By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on December 7, 2012 1:46 PM
Jamie Brown, left, and her daughters, Leila, 7, and Mercedes, 11, talk about what it means to have the support of members of the American Legion while Staff Sgt. Audie Brown is deployed.
Staff Sgt. Audie Brown holds his newborn son, Nicolai.
A member of American Legion Post 11 packs baby wipes into a care package bound for Afghanistan. The organization will continue to collect -- and send -- goods until all U.S. forces come home.
DUDLEY -- Time was running out. If Nicolai wasn't born soon, it would be months before he would get to meet his father. So when, hours before Air Force Staff Sgt. Audie Brown boarded a plane bound for a war...
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