Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Doing A Nation's Job

Whatever your politics, there is a powerful post on DKos this morning.

The Cawveys keep the medals and ribbons their daughter earned during her
military career in a special wooden box. Sierra recognizes many of the ribbons,
and as she showed them to a visitor, she called them by name: "Good Conduct . .
. Purple Heart . . . Bronze Star . . ."

"Why did she get that one?" asked her grandma, pausing.

"Because she died."

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