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Picture of the Week April 28, 2013

Posted by rogerhollander in George W. Bush, Iraq and Afghanistan, War.
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by Abby Zimet

With all the boot-licking coverage of last week’s rewriting of history, this photo was nowhere in sight. Yes, it’s real: Melissa Stockwell, the first female U.S. soldier to lose a limb in Iraq, reading the Pledge of Allegiance. By Alex Wong for Getty. Worth many thousands of words.

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