My name is Tatiana Sanders. I’m 23-years-old and I live in Jacksonville, FL.
My story is a little different. My story is a little different. My boyfriend was a Marine, Corporal Delvis L. Fernandez, he served in Iraq for 8 months. He came back from Iraq in April 2008, so unlike everyone else’s story he made it through the war and came home safe and unharmed.
On October 24, 2008 Delvis went to a gas station in his hometown of Sarasota, FL and was shot and killed.
I can still re-play the words from his best friends mouth, “Tati he’s gone”. They were the words I never ever thought I would have to hear, especially since he made it through the war.
Delvis and I had known each other for three years. He was playing football at Jacksonville University during the Fall of 2005. He was good friends with my boyfriend Mike at the time. I moved up to Jacksonville… Continue Reading