Quote for Today: Jonathan Safran Foer

A grief stricken American infantryman whose friend has been killed in action is comforted by another soldier. In the background a corpsman methodically fills out casualty tags, Haktong-ni area, Korea. August 28, 1950.  Public Domain Image by Sfc. Al Chang., US Army
Haktong-ni area, Korea. August 28, 1950.
Public Domain Image by Sfc. Al Chang, US Army

That is what death is like. It doesn’t matter what uniforms the soldiers are wearing. It doesn’t matter how good the weapons are. I thought if everyone could see what I saw, we would never have war anymore.
Jonathan Safran FoerExtremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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