Tag: American Friends Service Committee

The Cost of War: Eyes Wide Open exhibit on the Ellipse, Oct 3 & 4

Cross-posted at Daily Kos, MyDD, and Open Left.


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On the weekend of October 3rd and 4th, the American Friends Service Committee, and Military Families Speak Out, are sponsoring the Eyes Wide Open exhibit, which will be the first such exhibit showing the cost of war in Afghanistan.

A pair of boots representing each service member who has died as a result of military operations in Afghanistan will be displayed on the Ellipse in Washington, D.C., 837 officially identified to date at the Washington Post’s Faces of the Fallen site.  Shoes representing civilian deaths will also be exhibited.