Johnny Spann stood in gently falling snow and wistfully recalled the day his son, CIA officer Johnny Micheal "Mike" Spann, lingered among the tombstones at Arlington National Cemetery, studying each inscription and testing his sister Tanya's patience.
"Mike, let's go," she implored. "They're all the same."
"No, Tanya, they're not," the younger Spann replied. "There are stories behind them."