Service Flags

Service Flags

The Girl Who Wore Freedom is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Mark Hutson and Service Flag Tradition. Mark Hutson’s mission at Service Flag Tradition is to educate Americans about this long-established, but nearly forgotten, home front tradition and...
D-Day Romance Plus One

D-Day Romance Plus One

Originally published August 19, 2019, Updated January 20, 2020 Normandy is a place of freedom and love. The love that the early soldiers had for the French people when they landed on their beaches, and the love that the French people have to this day for our military...
Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge

Throughout this project, we have had the opportunity to interview many soldiers telling their stories. One of those stories came from Bob Freesen captured by our cast member and friend, Flo Plana. Watching Flo interact with veterans, I am always struck with how...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! We hope that all of our readers have a blessed 2020. As Christian mentioned last week, our team is taking a break for the holidays to reconnect with family and friends. We hope that you enjoy our piece from last year.  A new year has begun, and I am...
Christmas Blessings

Christmas Blessings

Like many others, I find myself counting my blessings at this time of year. Also, like many others, I begin counting with my family and this year has been no different. As I ponder the blessings of my family this year, it is impossible to separate them from the work I...
WW2 Songs of Christmas

WW2 Songs of Christmas

The day started with a squeal of delight from the room next to mine. It was the day after Thanksgiving, and the children awoke to Christmas music from their clock radio. More than any other tradition, this signals the beginning of the holiday season in our home. As we...