Emily Lowe squeezed her fiance’s hand at their kitchen table in Franklin, N.H., mindful that she’ll have to loosen her grip soon.
This week, in fact, if all goes as planned.
Jacob Doyle’s mother, Sandi Simpson, was seated to his left, wrapping him in a sandwich of emotions. Pride. Fear.
That’s the juggling act Doyle’s two favorite women in the world are trying to master. Just a few weeks after hearing that Doyle, 25, once an electric lineman clearing power lines from trees, with absolutely no military experience, plans to fly to Eastern Europe later this month to do whatever he can to help Ukraine in its war with Russia.