Honoring Lives Lost

After reading "One day in Iraq," I hope the American people never forget the pain of war [June 4]. What a sad day for the U.S. and the families of these young men. Aureliano De La Torre said, "Now that my son is gone, there is a vacancy in Iraq. Maybe the President would like to send one of his daughters over there to continue to fight in Jesse's place." Let us not forget that Bush himself passed on the chance to fight in a war. After reading the stories of these six men, it seems the vacancies will be hard...

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