My Hero, My Son

My Hero, My Son

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by Joseph Baddick
     
 
My Hero, My Son is a celebration of the life and achievements of Sgt. Andrew J. Baddick, an 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper who sacrificed himself to save a fellow soldier in Iraq. Narrated by his father Joseph, the account begins with A.J.'s birth, recalls his youth in the Pennsylvania coal region, and continues through his life-defining military service. Through

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My Hero, My Son is a celebration of the life and achievements of Sgt. Andrew J. Baddick, an 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper who sacrificed himself to save a fellow soldier in Iraq. Narrated by his father Joseph, the account begins with A.J.'s birth, recalls his youth in the Pennsylvania coal region, and continues through his life-defining military service. Through his life-defining military service. Through anecedotes, personal letters, and interviews, we witness an adventurous teen's transformation into a soldier and an American hero.

Editorial Reviews

After reading your book, I would like to thank you for sharing yourself and AJ with the world. I was overwhelmed that in less than 300 pages you were able to open yourself up and share your love of your family, your love for your children, your love of God and your love for your country. I admire your courage in writing this outstanding book as it serves as a reminder to
all Americans that freedom does not come cheap.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439267288
Publisher:
CreateSpace
Publication date:
12/21/2009
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Baddick served as an 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper before working for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections for twenty years. Originally from the coal region, he now resides with his wife Sheila in Berks County, PA. He enjoys golf, winemaking, fine dining, traveling, the outdoors, and spending time with his grandchildren.

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My Hero, My Son 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
While not a prize winner, it inspired me to write my own family memories to pass down to the grandchildren.