The Death Toll Reaches 4,000

The news we were dreading came. The death toll had reached 4,000. We were drawn to vigils on Monday and Tuesday evenings to call attention to this, the most horrible cost of war – the numbered deaths of U.S. troops and the countless deaths of Iraqis.
On Monday Grandmothers Against the War held a vigil at at the regular vigil site — west side of 5th Ave. between 49th and 50th. There are photos and video at Gamma Blog. On Tuesday, in Union square there was a vigil organized by United for Peace and Justice and the American Friends Service Committee. We will not be silent.

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