Story archives - tag: "Iraq"

seven

My brother left Iraq with one leg, severe PTSD, and a heroin addiction.

tags: Iraq military drugs ptsd [add]

2010-07-02 14:11:32 / Rating: 364 /

Wes

I told my daughter her smile could stop wars, but she decided to test the theory.

tags: Iraq [add]

2009-10-23 12:32:22 / Rating: 620.25 /

Q. Cumber

I really did complain about my shoes before my sister-in-law came back from Iraq without feet.

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2008-10-28 13:54:12 / Rating: 473.25 /

mundane

I realized how mundane my job was when I received an email from my brother in Iraq stating, "A mortar hit two trailers down, but thank God it didn't detonate."

tags: shock inspriational Iraq [add]

2008-01-08 10:17:33 / Rating: 598 /

meq

I was molested for 8 years by my older brother, now he is leaving for iraq and I'm supposed to feel bad.

tags: sexual abuse childhood Iraq [add]

2007-08-03 15:39:05 / Rating: 622.75 /

Clare

I'm beginning to wonder if it's possible to fall in love with someone you've never met in person and you've only been talking to online for a month, but I know that I can't wait til he gets back from Iraq.

tags: love online anticipation Iraq soldier wonder [add]

2007-06-13 09:52:40 / Rating: 629 /

Lizzy

Tears poured down my cheeks when I heard my Dad was going to Iraq.

tags: family Iraq military father [add]

2007-04-11 10:41:09 / Rating: 711.25 /

Lewis from North Carolina, USA

President Bush killed my father, a soldier whose burned remains are now a part of the Iraqi desert landscape, and I, longing to fit in by supporting something I did not understand, was stupid enough to vote for him the previous year.

tags: politics death regret fatherhood anger Bush President Bush Iraq terrorism 9/11 war [add]

2006-09-11 23:06:50 / Rating: 2632.5 /