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Tim O'Brien

“you can tell a true war story if it embarrasses you. If you don't care for obscenity, you don't care for the truth; if you don't care for the truth, watch how you vote. Send guys to war, they come home talking dirty. ”


Tim O'Brien, The Things They Carried
tags: real-life, war
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