Observing Remembrance Day
Left: Vera Brittain in her WWI nursing uniform. (Photo found at Books to the Ceiling.)
Since the U.S. is currently involved in war in Iraq and Afghanistan it's even more important that we each take time to assess our views about government policy so that we can come focused to the political debate.
Brittain's work reminds us to not "shrink from [our] share of the Universal Sorrow"—to think of some conscious response.