Bomb’s Lasting Toll: Lost Laughter and Broken Lives

_NYT_: “If the cost of this war is measured in human lives, one block in southeast Baghdad has paid more than its share. On a hot morning two summers ago, 34 children were killed here in a flash of smoke and metal. They were scooping up candy thrown from an American Humvee. The suicide bomber’s truck never slowed down.” The saddest thing I’ve read in a long time.