Man of Steel

By James McKenzie ’71Ph.D.

When I first came upon the grave I did not understand what I was looking at. The concrete cross flat on the ground bore the raised words “Andrew Posey” on a bronze plate; the sun-bleached little flag in its American Legion shield holder indicated Andrew was a veteran; a tarnished metal disc on a rod with a leaf-encircled star read US World War 1917–1918. A single clay pot of geraniums and the mowed grass told me someone cared for the site, cared for Andrew.…

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