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War Stories

This week, I read ‘The Things They Carried’ by Tim O’Brien. This was an autobiographical book about a drafted US soldier’s time in Vietnam. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/133518.The_Things_They_Carried Generally speaking, I refuse to watch war films, especially those recommended to me as ‘good’ and ‘realistic’ because I can’t bear seeing so much death. Industrially manufactured deaths now, the […]