Commentary: Gold Star Moms Commentator Ruth Stonesifer is the mother of one of the first Americans to die in Afghanistan. On Memorial Day, she describes her membership in the Gold Star Mothers, the 75-year-old organization of mothers of American troops who died in the line of duty.
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Commentator Ruth Stonesifer is the mother of one of the first Americans to die in Afghanistan. On Memorial Day, she describes her membership in the Gold Star Mothers, the 75-year-old organization of mothers of American troops who died in the line of duty.