“When you lose somebody close to you, it doesn’t scab over and heal. A zipper is installed. And anytime you come across the memory, it opens up and all of your sadness falls out.”- Sherry Potter Walker, whose brother was killed in Laos during the Vietnam War.
Friday, April 04, 2008
A great quote
One of the many cool things about my job at the newspaper is getting to read zillions of stories I wouldn't necessarily otherwise come across. I think this is a really moving quote, from a story about war photographers gathering at the Newseum: