Gold Star Dad Shares a Heartfelt Story

Karl Porfirio Gold Star Dad Shares a Heartfelt Story Drive On Podcast
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Gold Star Dad Shares a Heartfelt Story

Karl Porfirio, a Gold Star father, joins us to share how he turned his grief into a poignant children’s book, ‘My Daddy’s Heart is Purple.’

Karl offers a heartrending account of the loss of his son, Senior Airman Tre Porfirio, and shares stories filled with laughter, tears, and moments of inspiration. While discussing Tre’s military legacy, Karl also unpacks the ups and downs of his journey through grief, providing a unique perspective on loss, remembrance, and resilience.

The episode concludes with an uplifting note about the importance of keeping the memory of veterans alive for future generations. This deeply emotional conversation will resonate with anyone who has experienced loss or is interested in the personal stories behind military service.

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