10 Ways Military Families Are The Strongest In The World

Military personnel and their families embody the true strength of our great country. Their sacrifices make life easier here in the states. Liberty Mutual is proud to sponsor another military hero, Rico Roman, as he trains for the opportunity to represent Team USA in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

1. Their only way of communicating with each other is through a stream on Skype.

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2. Holidays are some of the hardest days of the year.

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3. Simply watching the news can be scary and difficult.

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4. It can be difficult getting accustomed to new schools, friends, and towns on a regular basis.

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5. Of course, there’s the emotional roller coaster of seeing each other again.

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6. The struggle of finding time to catch up with everything that was missed…

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7. …and occasionally missing important moments.

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8. Accepting that it’s for the best to avoid sharing confidential information about time spent overseas.

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9. And having large gaps between the times when you can physically hold each other.

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10. Still, when the dust settles, the deep affection forged through all the adversity is more powerful than anything on earth.

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Inspired by Rico Roman’s incredible story…

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