Grief Help: TN Camp Helps Children of Fallen Soldiers Cope With Grief

Lorimar Cintron was 11 years old when her daddy died in a Boston hospital after being gravely wounded during an attack in Baghdad, where he served his country as an Army specialist.

Losing him is never far from her heart or mind, yet she has learned to stand on her own young feet and to help others like her.

Cintron is now a mentor at A Soldier’s Child Foundation, which offers care and consideration to children whose parents gave their lives in the line of duty.

The group runs an annual summer camp in Tennessee, where kids learn to conquer their fears and sadness by conquering the elements.

“First year I came to Journey Camp as a camper, I went through a really rough time in my life, and it really helped me spiritually and emotionally, and then after I was done, I realized how many people actually cared about me,” she said…