Melissa, starry-eyed soy-lovin' Expatriated Zulu (oddharmonic) wrote,
Melissa, starry-eyed soy-lovin' Expatriated Zulu

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Link: Magic Kingdom Dispatch, an Operation Urgent Fury memoir.

There are a lot of things I know I don't know. I've never jumped out of a plane. I've never been in a combat zone. I don't feel in my gut what the sound of a Spectre gunship overhead means.

But people I love have done those things and I want to understand them better, so today I am reading Magic Kingdom Dispatch, one Ranger's story about his experience participating in Operation Urgent Fury. I know I can never deeply empathize with all the things they experienced, but I want to try.
Tags: 028_reading, 355.1_military_life

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