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August 20, 2012

No Orange Tips for Trainees

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File under "They grow up so quickly:"An Afghan refugee boy poses with a plastic rifle as he and other children celebrate the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Aug. 20. -- - PhotoBlog

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That is just an incredible photo. Unbelievable on so any levels.

Posted by: flannelputz at August 20, 2012 7:45 AM

That is just an incredible photo. Unbelievable on so any levels.

Posted by: flannelputz at August 20, 2012 7:45 AM

Exterminate the Brutes!

Posted by: Fat Man at August 20, 2012 8:16 AM

Refugee kid? The older men have probably already started breaking him in, judging by the look in his eyes.

Scene from "The Kite Runner" which will make your gorge to rise.

Posted by: Mike James at August 20, 2012 8:31 AM

Sad, just so sad.

Posted by: BillH at August 20, 2012 8:38 AM

As Achmed the Dead Terroist says, "they blow up so quickly these days."

Posted by: Ogrrre at August 20, 2012 2:34 PM

Looks like that image could be made in DC or Philly.

Posted by: Peccable at August 21, 2012 4:31 AM

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