Our little family is a bit patriotic, which I know isn't cool or hip, but we really don't care. Patriotism was modeled in Travis' home (his father was a Marine, his uncle in the Navy, and his grandfather in the Army). I've always been one to choke up a bit during 4th of July parades and while reading the Declaration of Independence.
It's not surprising then, that when Travis and I saw the movie American Sniper in the theater we were both really impressed with the film and impacted by its message. If you're not familiar with it, American Sniper is about Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, portrayed by Bradley Cooper, who served four tours in Iraq. His accuracy as a sniper saves countless lives and makes him a bit of a living legend. However, when he comes home it is obvious that he is suffering from PTSD. The movie was incredibly intense at times but it definitely helped me appreciate what our friends and family experienced while overseas.
Because we liked the movie so much, and because of our patriotism, I jumped at the chance to partner with Grace Hill Media to give one copy of American Sniper to a blog reader AND to give one copy to any veteran or active duty military member I choose.
I instantly knew who I wanted to give the movie to: my friend Kim and her husband Matt. Kim is an officer with the Illinois Air National Guard and has served since 2001. Her husband Matt was Active Duty Air Force from 1999-2004 and joined Illinois Air National Guard in 2004. He's been to Korea, Afghanistan, and Iraq. He's also been flown in to help with communication efforts for Hurricanes in LA and TX.
Also, Kim makes really good desserts and baked goods. So she and Matt get the one copy, but that still means there's one more copy for me to giveaway.
Enter via Rafflecopter and good luck! And if you are serving or have served, or are the spouse of someone who is serving or has served, please let me take a minute and say THANK YOU. I know those words aren't really enough but I mean them.
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