Thursday, August 12, 2010

Quote of the week

This one is from Sojourners:

We want to pay tribute to each of our colleagues who died, to their commitment to serve the Afghan people. Those who have known them and seen them at work can do nothing but pay the highest tribute to them ... In some news articles, the people on this team have been described as 'saints.' This is not how they saw themselves. They were basically selfless professionals willing to spend their lives and energy in a meaningful way.

- The International Assistance Mission, on the 10 members of their team killed Friday in Afghanistan

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