Traveler, the path is nothing more than your footsteps;
traveler, there is no path, a path is made as you go.
You make the path as you go, and on looking back
you see a trail that never can be walked again.
Traveler, there is no path, only a wake in the sea.
- Antonio Machado
Add to this cost, 4405 US lives , and countless Iraqi lives and the horror of daily violence and destruction. And let's not forget the troops of other countries and journalists and contractors who have died.
And Now - Afghanistan
Total Coalition Military Fatalities 18266 of these - 1114 US Troops
Rights for ALL
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This photo courtesy of my daughter, Kathryn. She took it in 1995.