by Mick Haensler on
“I had to pull over to breathe and stop crying”
“I was getting blood drawn. One of the phlebotomists said “We oughtta bomb Afghanistan until it’s a parking lot.” That anger was the saddest part of the day.”
These are the stories we remember. It’s not an American story, it’s a human story retold at the remembrance of every tragedy and every atrocity the world over since the beginning of the spoken word. Pictures of American flags on Facebook don’t tell the story, our memories do. Yes, it happened to us on that day but today it’s happening to someone else in Syria or Africa or North Korea. So tell your story to someone today. But more importantly, listen to theirs….