Son leaves for war on Mother's Day weekend

For Katie Smith, every day her son Travis is home, is Mother's Day. But Sunday he won't be home and she'll have to spend Moth
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

For Katie Smith, every day her son Travis is home, is Mother's Day.

But Sunday he won't be home and she'll have to spend Mother's Day without him.

Travis left today, bound for Iraq.

This time, mom doesn't know when, or if, her oldest son, now a grow man and a soldier bound for war, will come home again.

"When he leaves this time, there's no guarantee," she said tearfully.

Read more in Sunday's Register.