StoryCorps – The Nature of War…

As frustrating as dealing with my PC has been today, I’ve just got to try to get this one out. I think you’ll agree it was worth the effort…

In 2005, Specialist Justin Cliburn deployed to Iraq with the Oklahoma Army National Guard. While serving in Baghdad, Justin formed an unlikely friendship with two Iraqi boys who lived nearby. At StoryCorps, Justin speaks with his wife, Deanne, about the lasting impression the boys left on his life…

Video via StoryCorps on YouTube

Once again…

Happy Veterans Day Everyone!

I want ice water.

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2 thoughts on “StoryCorps – The Nature of War…

  1. Just sent an Email letter to a friend with a fifteen year old son who says he will join the military when he can. I tried to get the message across without being preachy (difficult) about it maybe not being the best idea ever. Her only son. Her only kid. I said time passes quickly and inferred that before she knew it the decision would force itself into their lives. My species seems to disappoint more often than not.

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    • I hear you my friend. My live-in son, who is approaching 30, has made so many bad choices that he now thinks joining the army may be the best option he has left. I know he won’t listen to me, so I’m just hoping they’ll say he’s too old, or unqualified, or something…

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