Soldier’s peace: Walk of grief to stop war in Iraq

Eight is (More Than) Enough: End the Wars!

photo by Dandelion Salad

Dandelion Salad

October 19, 2009

When army journalist Marshall Thompson came home from a tour of duty in Iraq, two things were clear to him the war was wrong, and he needed to do something to stop it. But with no media resources available to him, Marshall engaged in the most basic form of protest available to an ordinary citizen he walked. Marshall embarked on a one-man walk across the entire 500-mile length of his conservative home state of Utah in the hopes of getting people to talk about both the war, and peace.

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