The story of Renee and Jake Peerless' life together had a fairy tale quality. The two met as teenagers in Connecticut. Years later they reconnected at a party, and their romance blossomed.
"I remember in high school, being around him and having a crush on him," said Renee. "He's absolutely gorgeous."
In the summer of 2008, the young couple was just settling into their lives together as husband and wife when Jake, a military commander in charge of a canine detachment, got the call that he was...Full Story