Momentos of our fallen soldiers

Bronx resident Emily Toro (l), Gold Star Mother of PV2 Isaac T. Cortes, Killed in Action, November 27, 2017 in Iraq with Inbal Abergil, author and photographer of N.O.K.: Next of Kin published by Daylight Books, during the book signing on November 9
Photo by Nicholas Locke

On Thursday, November 9, author Inbal Abergil held a signing for her book ‘N.O.K.: Next of Kin’ at the Bronx Documentary Center, which focuses on the personal momentos of lost soldiers that family members choose to keep. Published by Daylight Books, ‘N.O.K.: Next of Kin’ can be purchased on Amazon.

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Belongings of PV2 Isaac T. Cortes featured in Next of Kin. “The two shirts and the pillow came back, so I kept this. And that’s how I sleep with them, I pretend that it’s him. It’s not him, but I pretend.” From a conversation with Emily Toro, Mother
Photo from ‘N.O.K.: Next of Kin’ CORTES, 2014. © Inbal Abergil

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