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“The Second Mile,” Erwin A. Thompson’s novel offers an intimate look at the cost of war and then…the return home, without benefit of hero’s welcome

“Going the second mile” was a catch-phrase in our family, and comes from the Bible, Matthew 5:4 41 “Whoever forces you to go one mile, go with him two.” [A Roman official could require any subject of the Roman empire to bear a burden, or carry a load for one mile.] “Going the second mile” […]