• We women make choices for others, not for ourselves, and when we are mothers, we...bear what we must for our children. You will protect them. It will hurt you; it will hurt them. Your job is to hide that your heart is breaking and do what they need you to do.

    Kristin Hannah (2014). “The Kristin Hannah Collection: Volume 2: Winter Garden, Night Road, Home Front”, p.176, St. Martin's Griffin