Why war is never a good idea

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Though War is Old

It has not

Become wise.

Poet and activist Alice Walker personifies the power and wanton devastation of war in this evocative poem.

Stefano Vitale?s compelling paintings illustrate this unflinching look at war?s destructive nature and unforeseen consequences.

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