A Lifetime Sacrifice: Parts 1 & 2 Emmy Award winner!
Emmy® Award winner! The tragic and triumphant stories of three courageous American soldiers who have sacrificed a great deal for our freedom:
Helene Paci is a Gold Star mother who lost her son in war. Her oldest son, Tony, joined the Army in October of 2004 and was deployed to Iraq a year later. In the following years, Tony met his wife Erica and they had three beautiful children. But during a non-combat mission during his second deployment, to Afghanistan in 2010, Tony died in an accident.
Nicki Bunting is a Gold Star widow and the mother of two beautiful sons, Conner and Cooper. Nicki’s husband, Captain Brian “Bubba” Bunting was killed in Afghanistan by an IED in February 2009. While devastated by the loss, Nicki found comfort in the fact that Bubba had just spent two weeks at home with her and Conner before his death. Four days after his death, Nicki discovered she was pregnant with Cooper.
Army Sergeant Shane Parsons was deployed to Baghdad in December 2005. His mother was apprehensive about her son’s decision, but she supported his beliefs and was proud of his desire to fight for America’s freedoms. But her fears were realized when Shane’s Humvee hit an EFP. Shane’s miraculous survival came at great cost—the loss of both legs.Season 5. Each episode is 22 minutes. DVD includes both episodes.