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Carl was a boy. He was a boy who loved to work hard. He was a boy who loved to play. He was a boy who loved to laugh. He was a boy who cared for people.   By the time Carl became a young man, neighborhoods had changed. Less children ran between houses and into fields giggling with one arm straight out to their side with hula hoop spinning over a mud puddle here, bumping over a curb there.    New homes were built with smaller yards and taller fences, neighborhoods with narrower streets but faster cars. These were dangerous places for play, and more and more kids stayed indoors.   Continue Reading...

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  Or I guess the grass is itself a child, the produced babe       of the vegetation.   Or I…

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Litography

Patrick Conners Jr | 0 comments | 05/28/13

  The story of fathers has always been the story of desires. It is always that next splendid city on…

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May 16 2013

Kabul Kommuter | 0 comments | 05/21/13

They finally did it, and it didn't take long. We told them told them told them what needed to change,…

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Jan 15 2011

Kabul Kommuter | 3 comments | 05/21/13

Journal Entry:   Bad day today, babe. Dropped R off at airport 0715. Dropped B & L off at training…

Monday 00:31   His bed is empty, the linen gone, naked sticky plastic mattress lying on a steel still rack.…

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Terminus

Kabul Kommuter | 1 comment | 05/21/13

C Co came home this weekend. Just in time for Memorial Day. It was a good reunion, families meeting us…

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Update From the Front

Kabul Kommuter | 2 comments | 05/21/13

So many folks here, going through the motions. So few earnestly trying to make a difference. Apathy rules among the…

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Iraqi Football

Kabul Kommuter | 0 comments | 05/21/13

Date/Time: (CENSORED) Iraq wins. Celabratory small arms fire.   Date/Time: (CENSORED) Iraq wins. Celebratory small arms fire.   Date/Time: (CENSORED)…

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Why Am I Here?

Kabul Kommuter | 5 comments | 05/21/13

Why am I here? I mean, here, in Iraq, in the military again? Maybe I need the money. Maybe I…

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