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Cym Lowell

Operation: Next Chapter is what Memorial Day is all about

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Memorial Day is right around the corner and while you’re relaxing in a patio chair with a loaded hot dog, you might want to reflect on the holiday itself. It exists for a reason. Nobody knows that better than Cym Lowell, author of Jaspar’s War (Rosemary Beach Press, 2014) and the creator of Operation: Next Chapter. Lowell, an international tax attorney and Vietnam veteran, decided to give back to the men and women who have served our country. That’s what Operation: Next Chapter is all about. Lowell donates 100 percent of the proceeds from his books (his newest, Harvest of Gold, comes out this year) to the Soldiers’ Angels Valour-IT program and the Patriot PAWS Service Dogs organization. The former program has raised about $17,000 and donated…

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Enabling our wounded warriors with voice-activated computers

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As we observe Veterans Day, it’s time to remember that our wounded heroes have dreams when they come home from the battlefield. As we need them to preserve our freedom, they need us to overcome the bonds of the mental or physical damage they’ve sustained so that they can be free to pursue their own dreams. I served in the Navy long ago in the waters of Vietnam. In the tumultuous years following that unpopular war, I focused on education, family and career. I enjoyed the VFW and informal veterans’ groups where the community of shared experience provided support. Late in life, I learned a new joy: I love to write fiction. When my current novel, Jaspar’s War, was about…

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