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And, yes, I DO take it personally: The horror of war, up close and personal
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Monday, November 16, 2009

The horror of war, up close and personal

this is the kind of photo that our esteemed media generally chooses not to publish because it brings the reality of war too close to home, but it's precisely this kind of photo that we need to see...

here is a young boy who has obviously been seriously wounded in a rocket attack today on a market in tagab, afghanistan... if that sight by itself isn't enough to choke you up, check out the mickey mouse covering he's lying on...

In this photo released by the French Army, Nato French soldiers
evacuate a wounded boy from Tagab, Afghanistan, Monday Nov.
16, 2009. Insurgents fired two rockets Monday into a crowded
market northeast of Kabul where the head of French forces in
Afghanistan held a meeting with tribal elders. The attack killed
at least twelve and wounded 20 other people, the French military


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