This is my grandfather’s Purple Heart

Sally Albright
1 min readNov 11, 2021

This is my grandfather’s Purple Heart. I didn’t know it still existed — my grandparents were burglarized in the early ‘80’s and cleaned out of most family treasures, but Paige and Carl found it.

My grandfather was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge. He was shot in combat — the bullet went through the front of his helmet and out the back, and he lived to tell the tale. The helmet used to sit on his

Sally Albright

Comms Strategist, Organizer, Voter Advocate, Rock&Roll Girl. Unprofessional Writer. Don’t be alarmed if I mistake you for a hat.