"What I didn't know was how moved I would be by the whole experience,"Also adding:
"I say: Send your thanks. Do it however you can. Write a letter, type an email... Hell, buy 'em a beer next time you run into someone from our Armed Forces in a bar. When they say thank you for that drink that cost you 3 bucks, they'll mean it. They won't take it for granted and, they won't forget it."
"Thank you Corporal Kelsey DeSantis. Thank you for inviting me. And, thank you for being my hero."