The History of Leith

December 25, 2007

Joyeux Noël


Imagine picking up the morning paper and reading this headline: “U.S., Iraqi Soldiers Lay Down Weapons in Day-Long Ceasefire.” You learn that this truce was not ordered from on high, but initiated by the soldiers themselves, who actually put down their guns and approached each other with gestures of peace. They put their mistrust aside and shared coffee, chocolates, and cigarettes, looked at family photos, and even played soccer, right there on the desert sand. for more click here

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