Wednesday, May 03, 2006

No Greater Love 
He was shot seven times. Then 40 pieces of super-heated shrapnel melted into his flesh.

And at three different moments, in nanoseconds laced with adrenaline, confusion, sweat and blood, Marine Corps 1st Sgt. Bradley Kasal took account of his life.

Then he decided it would be OK if he died.

And no, no press outlets, other than hometown and Southern California outlets near Camp Pendleton and San Diego, picked up the story, so far. (The Los Angeles Times publishes an Orange County edition.)

Splash, out


A Brad Kasal post w/o Lucian Read's picture just doesn't feel right, Jason.

1. Here's the picture's backstory:

2. "Wounded Heroes Foundation" w/ Brad at Bethesda:

3. Finally while searching I stubbled upon this memorial service for a Marine. Moving:
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