This is a coincidence worth passing along.
This morning on 5×8, I brought back a post I originally wrote four years ago on Wednesday about this picture.
(© John Francis Ficara)
This morning, NPR aired a story with the woman who was the subject of that post, the mother of the first American killed in the first Gulf War.
It was part of the Story Corps presentation. You can listen to it here.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.