[Marxism] Ordinary People, Extraordinary Deaths.
Vijay.Prashad at trincoll.edu
Tue Jan 7 23:07:54 MST 2014
Just to alert you to my leader essay in The Hindu on the bombings in Lebanon.
Imbedded in the text is this paragraph:
"Such memories of near misses are legion in Lebanon: of a sniper whose bullet went past a young woman, of a boy who tells his father to hurry up only to find that he has saved both of them from a car bomb, of a woman who goes back into her house to get her pocketbook to be saved from a shell that landed on her front walk. There is a trauma that gets distilled out of these close calls, and of having to cry over the bodies of dead friends and relatives, or even of dead strangers."
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