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A grenade was thrown over the wall, its shrapnel catching both the soldier and the photographer. Anja Niedringhaus was evacuated to a military hospital in Kandahar. A few days later, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning photographer flew to India for another assignment.
The most pernicious lie still taught in elementary school is that slavery ended in 1865 with the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment. Today, 146 years later, slavery is rampant, both in the U.S. and abroad.