Matthew Cross (matthewl329) wrote,
Matthew Cross

"we shot them all, women and children. we didn't take no chances."

- a soldier I met last night, on his time in Iraq

He said it straight up, at least a few times. He was entirely serious. No emotion, no regret, no gladness, no worry. nothing.

what a mess... that was just one statement among a slew of horrendousness. interesting, the people you meet just going out to open mics. I hope I never know a life like his.
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