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November 14, 2005 9:33 AM   Subscribe

family at war an excellent documentary of a family who lost their son in iraq - particularly moving is the soldiers determined, soft-spoken mother who is examining the reasons for her loss.
posted by specialk420 (8 comments total)

 
"Cindy was real and had a legitimate voice from the heart. The spin masters were trying to paint her as a person who was strictly anti-war, and not aligned to the mission of the soldiers in Iraq. Not the message I got from her. She just wants peace and no killing. She doesn’t want another family to go through the misery we both suffer daily in the loss of our sons. "

Amen.
posted by Smedleyman at 9:57 AM on November 14, 2005


I want a pony.
posted by Josh Zhixel at 10:52 AM on November 14, 2005


I want peace and no-killing too. Who's with me?
posted by Witty at 11:06 AM on November 14, 2005


Yeah, Josh Wins...it only took two posts before someone mocked a mother who lost her child! Kudos on your compassion!
posted by mr.curmudgeon at 11:22 AM on November 14, 2005


Isn't "strictly anti-war" and "...just wants peace and no killing" pretty similar?
posted by stifford at 11:28 AM on November 14, 2005


the mother is no peacenik - she's pissed off at the lies and falsehoods that cost her - her only son.
posted by specialk420 at 12:39 PM on November 14, 2005


F'ing duh it's not a practical reality right now. That doesn't mean it's not a worthwhile goal.

It must be conforting to be so willfully ignorant.
posted by Smedleyman at 12:49 PM on November 14, 2005


Every story is different:

http://tinyurl.com/a85t5

(12 pages. very sad.)
posted by kablam at 7:27 PM on November 14, 2005


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