THE BOB LEE WAY

BY John Thomas Tuft

Andre began volunteering at the Crisis Call Line because he wanted to give back. He was a retired high school history teacher, a widower, a Vietnam Vet, a reader of westerns and Bob Lee Swagger novels by Stephen Hunter. He quietly marveled at the cool under fire hero/sniper who always seemed able to find his way out of impossible situations. Others could have their James Bond sophistication and suave spy escapades. Give Andre the retired Marine sniper turned horse rancher, raised in Arkansas, who flew by the seat of his pants, any day of…