Wednesday, May 28, 2008

A Brief Moment of Context on Memorial Day

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A Brief Moment of Context on Memorial Day

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They were not greeted as liberators.

There were no weapons of mass destruction.

They gave their lives for an unnecessary war.

They were brave but used by an administration that considers them expendable.

For every one of the over 4,500 US soldiers who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan, we must also remember to multiply their lives by the untold number of friends and family members who must now forever face each day without their sons or daughters, husbands or wives, mothers or fathers, sisters or brothers.

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