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When the Army takes your mother’s side

In one of those “One Hundred Years Ago” columns newspapers sometimes run, SorryWatch came across an interesting 1917 account of a soldier, Thomas J. Ryan, whose mother was having a hard time letting go. Ryan was stationed at the Presidio … Continue reading

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I remember it like it was yesterday. Or even tomorrow

In 2003, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams was reporting on-scene from Iraq. He was in a convoy of Chinook helicopters on a supply run over desert west of Baghdad when one of them was struck by rocket-propelled grenades (RPG) … Continue reading

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