Saddest Picture You'll See Today

August 12, 2008 -

In this Associated Press photo by Maya Alleruzzo, U.S. Army Capt. Charles Ford plays an unknown video game with Wa'ad, a seven-year-old Iraqi boy who lost an arm and leg to an IED near Muqdadiyah, about 60 miles north of Baghdad. From the AP report:

Soldiers from Hammer Company, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment are arranging for the child to be fitted with prosthetic limbs.

Via: Franklin Now


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Re: Saddest Picture You'll See Today

that's near the end of world 1-2.. or so it looks like it.. i identified it with just a glance

Re: Saddest Picture You'll See Today

To be fair, it looks like its on a boot leg console.

Re: Saddest Picture You'll See Today

Who is the genius that wrote this article?  If you don't know Mario at the drop of a hat, you shouldn't have anything to do with the game industry...  Don't sadden me like that.

Re: Saddest Picture You'll See Today

Nah, That a pretty iconic Mario level. And it looks like they aren't even gonna use the warp tubes.

Re: Saddest Picture You'll See Today

Yeah, I recognise that Mario level from anywhere. If I recall correctly, it should be World 1, Level 2. The same world with the Minus World Glitch.

-- Joshua Smellie

Re: Saddest Picture You'll See Today

No, I noticed it right away too... At first I thought their playing an ancient console game was why it was sad, then I noticed the kid was missing a couple of limbs. =\

 
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