At War Blog: As Memorial Day Nears, A Single Image That Continues To Haunt

A bereaved wife lies near her husband's coffin as a Marine stands his post. Todd Heisler's image of Katherine Cathey continues to stir military and veteran wives seven years after it was taken.

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