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Saturday, July 07, 2007

"War is not Child's Play"

(Here's a cross post on a wonderful series WTNH did on the Iraq War that I originally posted on My Left Nutmeg).

The third installment of WTNH's amazing series "War in Iraq: A Young Perspective" highlights 11-year old Nik Thomson and his award-winning book entitled "War is not Child's Play".

Using the war in Iraq as the focus for his book, Thomson details the life of a Sargent, who while fighting in the war, recalls memories of his childhood and playing war with his friends...when the gunshots where imaginary and no one was hurt.

I'll let Nik tell the story...