The Year of Firsts

Year 2007

Creator Charla Hudlow

Contributor Kelly Christian

Story type Writing

Town Portland

County Cumberland


Conceived to counteract the actions of the Westboro Baptist Church, a church that protests military funerals, the Patriot Guard Riders are comprised of veterans and people who have family serving in the military. Charla Hudlow highlights the work of the Patriot Guard Riders in Maine and their experiences with attending funerals and coping with death.

- See more at: