Posts Tagged ‘Kyle Wilks’

Not long ago I wrote a post about my friend Manal and her quest to find a US Marine who had welcomed her and her family to safety in Beirut in 2006. https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/10/21/joyful-hopes-painful-reminders/ The Marine, a then-Lance Corporal named Wilks, went out of his way to make them feel safe in the US Embassy compound. […]


Last week my friend Manal, a fellow aspiring author who is originally from Lebanon, started a blog. On her first blog post she told the story of taking her family to Lebanon for vacation in 2006, only to be blindsided by the outbreak of the Israel-Hezbollah war. She and her family had to be evacuated […]