Mourning the Enemy

What if we built monuments not only for our own dead, but for those we have killed? Walls full of names of Afghans, Iraqis, of North Vietnamese and Japanese and Germans, of Native Americans and African slaves? Wars will only cease when we mourn the 'enemy' dead as well as ours, because he is a mother's son, a daughter's father. Then war memorials will become peace memorials.

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