She’s Not Their Mother, but Every Soldier Gets a Hug, Both When They Deploy and Come Home.

With every single deployment, every single homecoming, a lone white-haired woman stands before a line of soldiers. And each and every one of them gets a hug.

With every single deployment, every single homecoming, a lone white-haired woman stands before a line of soldiers. With grandmotherly affection and well-wishing, she offers compassion and hope as they leave, and joy and a sense of home when they return. The soldiers of Fort Hood, Texas, all know The Hug Lady, as Elizabeth Laird is known. And they wouldn’t replace her for the world.

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