Lisa Hallett’s husband was killed nearly three years ago in Afghanistan. Now, she is one of thousands of war widows trying to get on with her life.
As a single parent, Lisa Hallett, 31, juggles multiple tasks; cooking for her three kids, fixing the kitchen sink and checking messages on her phone. Lisa's husband, Capt. John L. Hallett III, was killed in August 2009 in Afghanistan when insurgents exploded a bomb underneath his armored vehicle. Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post Buy Photo