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posted 09 April 2003 06:53 AM      Profile for satana     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post

"I think they thought we wouldn't shoot kids. But we showed them we don't care. We are going to do what we have to do to stay alive and keep ourselves safe."

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posted 09 April 2003 10:10 AM      Profile for Elemennntal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
"Does it haunt him? Absolutely. It haunts me and I didn't even pull the trigger," he said. "It blows my mind that they can put their children into that kind of situation."

And let's step back in time for a moment and look at some past wars, wars that have involved 'children'... what was the average age of an American Soldier in Viet Nam? 19? 17?

Too young to drink, but old enough to bear the consequences of war...

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