August 12, 2016 - Outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin, there's a kids camp that has all the makings of a typical summer camp, except the kids who come here share one exceptional bond.
Since 9/11, 5,000 kids have lost a parent because of war. And a few years ago, Camp Hometown Heroes started as a way to bring those kids together from across the country.
Camper James House's dad, John, was a Navy medic who died in a helicopter crash in Iraq. That was in 2005, when James was just a month old.
"Can you explain to me, how do you miss someone that you've never met?" I asked James.
"I miss him because he's my dad. I might not have met him in person, but he's always with me," he said.
Over the years, James wanted to mourn but says he couldn't, really -- partly because his friends at home, while well-intentioned, weren't saying the right things.
"At school when Father's Day passes that's a big deal. And everyone is making little Father's Day cards and I get a little sad. And they say, 'I know how you feel.'"
But it's not the same. read more>>>