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April 21, 2011

Misurata (and Grieving)

Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

I’m haunted by the loss of Hondros and Hetherington. I look at this photo from the day after they were hit, taken in Misurata on Tripoli Street (where I imagine their footprints are still visible), and that hole in the wall feels like the hole in my heart.

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(photo: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters via The New York Times. caption: A rebel fighter walked at a war-damaged crossroad on Tripoli Street in central Misurata.)

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