The Scales of Warriorhood — By: Crisis Magazine

While observing the expanding war, I’ve been thinking about the detonation of bombs into childhoods. In the deep interior of Mexico last week, at Villa de los Niños in Guadalajara, I walked paths with and fell into new friendships with three American combat veterans. We ate meals together, prayed shoulder-to-shoulder, told jokes, and attended Mass together. They told me stories around the lunch…


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