Thursday, July 21, 2011

Something Different and Completely Tender

While listening to Talk of Nation this afternoon, the host shared that today is the 150th Anniversary of the First Battle of Bull Run and then proceeded to play a clip from Ken Burns' film The Civil War - the reading of a letter by army major Sullivan Ballou, anticipating his imminent death, to his wife Sarah. I've heard it read before and it never fails to make me cry. I tell ya, people just don't write letters like this anymore. Ready the Kleenex... 

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