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David Douglas Duncan

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An elderly people sit on a cart, being pushed and pulled by two men, a village is visible in the background.

"Poor old people! It's war again and I'll bet they don't even know. They probably think this is just another summer day. No baggage, no bedding, no supper for along the way; nothing but a son who pulls, and a neighbor pushing them on a journey from which even the son will be lucky, if he returns. [Korea, June 1950.]" Yankee Nomad, p. 289.