RECENT WORK: Recent Work for Publication: The Washington Post - Arlington National Cemetery

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 26:  Debbra Figone and her sister, Anne Martin visit the grave site of Figone's son, Gunnery Sgt. George L. Figone Jr. on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, May 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. {quote}They called him gorgeous George,{quote} said Figone of her son who died at the age of 32 due to complications after being shot by friendly fire in Afghanistan in 2010.  Figone makes an annual pilgrimage to Arlington from her home in Northern Stockton, CA, visiting for five days over the memorial day weekend as part of the TAPS program. {quote} I come here to be with people that understand.  They don't need something to remind them because we live it every day,{quote} she said. (Photo by Amanda Voisard/For the Washington Post)
The Washington Post - Arlington National Cemetery

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 26: Debbra Figone and her sister, Anne Martin visit the grave site of Figone's son, Gunnery Sgt. George L. Figone Jr. on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, May 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. "They called him gorgeous George," said Figone of her son who died at the age of 32 due to complications after being shot by friendly fire in Afghanistan in 2010. Figone makes an annual pilgrimage to Arlington from her home in Northern Stockton, CA, visiting for five days over the memorial day weekend as part of the TAPS program. " I come here to be with people that understand. They don't need something to remind them because we live it every day," she said. (Photo by Amanda Voisard/For the Washington Post)