Saturday, March 27, 2010

The Shrine Down the Hall

This is haunting and worth your time to take a look.

It "brings the war home" in a way that most articles can't.

I can't imagine the pain these families are going through. To imagine one's child dying so young, and in such violent ways. I simply cannot put my brain around the thought of Charlie's soft body being blown to bits. I think I would absolutely wither if anything like that ever happened to her. War is beyond horrible. It's been 9 years. Too long. Let's bring our family members home. These photographs are a peaceful tribute to the pain left behind.

The one that gets to me the most is the one with the dog curled up on the bed, waiting...

2 comments:

Calmil2 said...

UGH....that was heartbreaking!! I lost it at the one with the bed turned down, as if it was waiting for it's owner to climb inside....ouch.
9 years...unbelievable...it is beyond time for them to come home.

2become4 said...

I agree. I want my husband home. He has gotten to spend 14 days with our girls. Thats it. 14 days.