Edie Smith talks to me about what repealing the Widows Tax will mean for her and hundreds of other military widows.
With just three words, military widow Edie Smith summed up the last two decades of countless trips to the Capitol, where she represented thousands of military widows from across the country in meetings to repeal a bill that withheld survivor benefits.
“We did it,” Smith said, as a room full of military widows, veteran service organizations and members of Congress roared in applause. “I’ve waited a long time to say that.”
Read my story here: https://www.moaa.org/content/publications-and-media/news-articles/2020-news-articles/hundreds-gather-in-d.c.-to-celebrate-widows-tax-repeal/