Bag’s Take-Away:
What makes this photo different than so, so many similar ones? The soldier being buried in Arlington National Cemetery, U.S. Army National Guard Maj. Robert Marchanti II, was killed in the Koran burning violence in Kabul. Dramatic and sad.
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(photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images caption:  MILITARY FUNERAL: Mourners attended the funeral of U.S. Army National Guard Maj. Robert Marchanti II at Virginia’s Arlington National Cemetery Tuesday. Maj. Marchanti, of Maryland, was fatally shot in an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, in February that the Taliban said was retaliation for the burning of Qurans at a U.S. base.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

What makes this photo different than so, so many similar ones? The soldier being buried in Arlington National Cemetery, U.S. Army National Guard Maj. Robert Marchanti II, was killed in the Koran burning violence in Kabul. Dramatic and sad.

via Wall Street Journal Photos of the Day

(photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images caption: MILITARY FUNERAL: Mourners attended the funeral of U.S. Army National Guard Maj. Robert Marchanti II at Virginia’s Arlington National Cemetery Tuesday. Maj. Marchanti, of Maryland, was fatally shot in an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, in February that the Taliban said was retaliation for the burning of Qurans at a U.S. base.)

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