Remembrance Day Stories
Mother’s tribute to her fallen soldier-son
In September of 2009, Private James Prosser was killed in Afghanistan by a roadside bomb. When Christmas came around last year his mother, Sarah Adams, decided that she just couldn’t face spending the holiday at home in the UK so she came to Barbados.
While here in Barbados she wrote a loving message about her lost son James, sealed it into a Sambuca bottle (his favourite drink) and tossed it into the sea. Six months and 1,300 miles later the bottle was picked up off the coast of Louisiana by an oil spill crew. (UPDATE: Some new stories say the bottle was found in Mississippi and provide more details – links below) Continue reading