Nursing student wins Tillman scholarship

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By SARA SALDI
Published: July 28, 2011

On the morning of July 3, 2009, she returned to her home after working the night shift in the Oak Hill (Fla.) Hospital ICU to find that her husband of less than a year had committed suicide. She was eight-and-a-half-months pregnant.

Church’s husband, Paul, originally a reservist—a Navy Seabee who had been called to active duty in Iraq from 2003 to 2004—was not active at the time of his death, making it difficult to prove that his death was service-related. But Church knew differently.

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