The written word goes a long way, especially when expressing thanks. That's why at Westroads Mall families were sitting down and putting pen to paper.
Each person writing a note thanking the men and women in uniform serving overseas.
Almost every seat was taken while our WOWT Six news crew was there. Each person had their own reason for wanting to send out a card.
"Because they are all overseas so selflessly, ya know helping people, just because that is what they want to do, not because they have to," said Jana Kramer.
This is the seventh year the American Red Cross has helped coordinate and run this event.