Letters of Sacrifice | Dorian de Wind

January 24, 2015 2:45 AM

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As I watched Jenn stretch her arm to insert yet one more letter at the top of her eight-foot tall work of honor, respect and compassion, I could not help but to ask myself: How many more "I regret to inform you" letters will have to be opened by the trembling hands of a father, mother, husband, wife, son or daughter...

For each tightly rolled letter Jennifer Hassin, a beautiful, talented young artist from Austin, Texas, inserts through a simple wire panel is another one of more than 6,800 representational condolence letters that make up her "Letters of Sacrifice" memorial. "One for each and every man or woman in u...

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