For 12 Years She's Been Hugging Soldiers. When She Stopped Showing Up, They Did This

November 19, 2015

For more than a decade, Elizabeth Laird has been sending off military members from Fort Hood, Texas, in the best way possible - with a huge hug. And each time they return home, she greets them the exact same way.

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Credit: US Dept. of Veteran Affairs

But recently, she has been unable to fulfill her role. This is how the are soldiers responding:

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