This is from a terrific piece on the Denver Post blog. It's called, Ian Fisher, American Soldier. It follows Fisher from his enlistment, through his first deployment and home.
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Goddamn, now look at those faces. If these kids had shown up on my doorstep last Saturday, I would have given them candy.
Kids. We send kids to war. It's obscene.
Credit to Kevin P. for sending me to this site.