Wednesday, August 29, 2007

1,000 Words

Within a few pixels is captured the sense of it all...

What an image of sacrifice...surely his mother is saving all the papers and all the letters for a time when he can look back on that day with the pain more distant...
The original photo can be purchased. You can also read a bit about it here. There is a fund set up for the young man's education should you feel so inclined. It is sometimes hard to think of these things in a piecemeal way - what good does it do to aid one boy? Well, as darling Squarf once wrote in his Codex:
"If you wish to do good, but don't know how, find a good man and empower him to do good -- not in your name, but in the name of doing good."
Perhaps by doing these onesy-twosey support donations we are doing just that. I like to think so. I want to believe that the young man above will do great things. Bless him...his father must have been so proud...

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