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February 19, 2005

Troops in Iraq Seek Solace in Rap

From Mr. Chang, who is quoted:

Fighting Words

On one more steaming day in Baghdad, word filtered out to the artillery regiment that some of the younger guys were not going to get to fly home for their promised rest-and-relaxation break. Soldiers fumed. They'd spent months of long hours in this crazy place, knowing that at any moment a homemade bomb might explode, a rocket-propelled grenade might land or an Iraqi child might spit at them.

But though they were armed to the teeth, they chose to respond with a different kind of weapon. They stepped outside and, of all things, began to rap...

Posted by jsmooth995 at February 19, 2005 4:45 PM

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