Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Soldier & Dying Child

Soldier & Dying Child
Originally uploaded by sashasdoc.
A friend working in Iraq sent this in an e-mail.

Hey Ya'll,

Here's a moving picture of a young Army Ranger-Infantryman consoling a
critically injured child after one of the many recent suicide car bombings
here. Shortly after the picture was taken the child died; and the Soldier
sat down and openly wept. I have a thirty-eight year old photo at home of a
big Afro-American Combat Medic in Vietnam holding a tiny Vietnamese orphan
child and the caption on it says: "Nobody ever asked me what good I did;
all they wanted to know was how many people I killed?"...

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