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2 Quotes From A Famous Veteran That Show How Much Pain War Causes

On Veterans Day 2014, news outlets discovered that Tomas Young, a well-known paralyzed Iraq War veteran-turned-peace-activist, had died. But despite his death, we should make sure that his very important words on war, peace, death, and politics live on.

2 Quotes From A Famous Veteran That Show How Much Pain War Causes


Here is a news announcement about Young's death that also shows the clip where he said these very moving words.

It's a little hard to hear Young because he's having trouble fully enunciating his words as a result of his paralysis, but no fear — we'll have a transcript below this post.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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