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Honor the Fallen in “The Other War”

June 15, 2010

This country has seen 5,478 deaths in the wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan in the past 8 years of these conflicts. Americans have been reminded constantly that the toll taken on the families and loved ones is grossly unreported. I tend to disagree. For one to question the war, is often mistaken as an attack on the ones fighting it—an intentional misleading by more conservative-minded people. What I am here to talk to you about is the “fallen” in the other war: the war on drugs.