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The Honored Dead
Pajamas Media ^ | August 8, 2010 | Michael S. Malone

Posted on 08/08/2010 6:04:10 PM PDT by giant sable

The sixteen-year-old boy dipped his sponge into a bucket of bleach and water and began to scrub the dirt and algae off the gravestone. It read, simply, “UNKNOWN.” Beneath the boy’s knee likely lay the shattered bones of two or more young men of about his age.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: boyscouts; civilwar

1 posted on 08/08/2010 6:04:12 PM PDT by giant sable
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To: giant sable

Sounds like those boys had an experience they will never forget.


2 posted on 08/08/2010 6:24:36 PM PDT by chrisser (Starve the Monkeys!)
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To: giant sable

Good story.


3 posted on 08/08/2010 6:39:34 PM PDT by muawiyah
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