Longview, TX — Dr. Jeannette Liu knows what it’s like to be far from home in a hostile environment during the holidays.
Liu, a neurosurgeon at the Neurological Institute at Good Shepherd, is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. She was stationed at a field hospital in Afghanistan during late 2008 and early 2009.
“When I was stationed there, it always brightened my day to get a package from home, regardless of whether it was from somebody I knew personally or not,” Liu said. “I remember one of my friends sent me some Christmas ornaments and that really helped me handle being far away from family and friends.”
So she is doing her part to make life brighter for U.S. service members stationed overseas this Thanksgiving. She’s heading up a drive to ship care packages from Longview to Afghanistan.
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