Tears roll down his face as he realizes these could be his final days. “Is this the end of my life?” Jerry Rush says. He looks out the window, then sits with his wife. Vivid memories of the war roll in. “He’s back on the ship, from World War II,” his wife Joye Rush tells a visitor. She thinks her husband is working through the emotions of war, where he was the youngest guy on the ship, just 17, a gunner at sea.