By Jazmin Sanchez, California State University, Fullerton
When loved ones go to war, it is not easy for those who are left behind. Religious faith helps some endure the experience.
Elva Alicia Medrano Rodriguez's brother, Camilo, served in the Vietnam War and rarely sent letters home. To cope with her brother’s absence, Rodriguez, a vocational nurse, turned to prayer and focused on her work with terminal patients.