Feature - Bitter Fruit. 2004
All wars produce casualties: Destroyed lives and truth. From the beginning of the Iraq war the great 'spin' from the Bush administration has been and is: 'Only the enemy suffers casualties.'
The most obvious example of that effort was closing Dover Air Force Base to the press -- Let no one see the rows of flag-draped coffins ready to be shipped to grieving families.
And there have been hundreds of grieving families in America. Herein are a few of those families that have had to endure the bitter truth and the intolerable loss of this war and it's pain and anguish. Families,...