Do You Believe in Meant to Be?

For Veterans Day, VICE’s Motherboard channel published my longread on the few degrees of separation between soldiers of the Forever War. This phenomenon is embodied in the nearly unbelievable story of the Hines brothers, who survived enough coincidences to make you question Fate.

ReeseAndYuri_HH60-eyes-editedJames Fallows of The Atlantic called it “the one thing you should read today.”

And for more background on PJs, pararescue, and the importance of medevacs, see my companion story at VICE Motherboard, on the changing face of battlefield medicine.