By Mark Mix
Home day care providers would be forced into unions
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Staring out the window of his pickup, slowly trailing the hearse bearing his brother's body, Will Copes' eyes blurred with tears. In a few minutes he and his brother would be home, back to a town preoccupied with the first week of school and plans for weekend barbecues. A place far removed from an unrelenting, but all too easily forgotten war. Until now.
"It's just a small town," he says. "But it's good people."
"I think people would rather not focus on it because it's painful, it's hard to hear," says Earl Copes, a second brother of the Virginia Marine killed last month. "When things are uncomfortable, it's easier not to think about it."