our story begins on a small little farm in illion ny. the year was september 5, 2014. little abbey is in the barn with chickens and her mother is busy preparing for her father to go off to the army. abbey is out in the barn feeding the calves so her mother can pack a nice bag for her father to leave. abbey has named the baby calf baby bossie. baby bossie is feeding from his mother.so inside the barn abbey hears her mother calling for her. so she quickl;y feeds the calf and runs to her mom. as abbey comes in the house she sees her father all dressed to leave in his uniform. abbey is aware that her dad will be leaving for the service. so she runs to him and throws her arms around his neck and tells him that she will miss him and to write her letters. she says to be safe with a tear in her eye. abbey is feeling very anxious and proud of her daddy. she tells him to be careful and to come home as soon as u can.