Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Abby Zimet

With all the boot-licking coverage of last week's rewriting of history, this photo was nowhere in sight. Yes, it's real: Melissa Stockwell, the first female U.S. soldier to lose a limb in Iraq, reading the Pledge of Allegiance. By Alex Wong for Getty. Worth many thousands of words. Below, W's library at night.

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