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peter-trachtenberg's picture
Jun.30.2008
I've written about Don and Sally Goodrich in my book. On September 11, 2001, their son Peter was killed on United 75, the second plane to hit the World Trade Center . Their response to that loss was to create a foundation in his name that funds a variety of social welfare projects in Afghanistan: a...
phyllis-zimbler-miller's picture
Apr.11.2008
In an April post on the Los Angeles Times’ blog “Jacket Copy,” Tony Perry -- who covers the military for the LA Times -- reported on books he had seen being read by Marines on bases in Anbar province in Iraq. Perry said that one way to show public support for U.S. troops in Iraq is “by sending...