Sunday , April 21 2024
A look at Frederick's Days of Reflection On the Human Cost of War.

Photo Essay: Eyes Wide Open

I took these photos at Frederick’s Days of Reflection On the Human Cost of War, organized by Women in Black Frederick, in conjunction with other groups.

The most engrossing part of the event was the display of combat boots representing the 40 members of the military from Maryland who have died while fighting the war against Iraq. I took my turn standing, doing a silent vigil, next to the boots on the steps of the Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ in downtown Frederick, Maryland.

I wrote about the experience in a Blogcritics article.

Here is some of what I saw while there.

About Scott Butki

Scott Butki was a newspaper reporter for more than 10 years before making a career change into education... then into special education. He has been working in mental health for the last ten years. He lives in Austin. He reads at least 50 books a year and has about 15 author interviews each year and, yes, unlike tv hosts he actually reads each one. He is an in-house media critic, a recovering Tetris addict and a proud uncle. He has written articles on practically all topics from zoos to apples and almost everything in between.

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