Friday, December 16, 2005

Moving Pictures

the emotionally moving kind. This Life Magazine Photo Essay features pictures taken of a Marine whose duty is to inform loved ones of a fallen Marine. The pictures speak for themselves but I have added some comments.

Loading the plane with the coffin of Lt Cathey (24).


Lt. Cathey's wife as she sees his coffin for the first time.


His wife hugging his coffin.

Marine stands silent vigil over the coffin and the wife as she sleeps on a pallet by the coffin.


Lt Cathey's father as he cries at the funeral.

You can see the entire photo essay here.

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