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The Power of a 15-Year-Old Peace Activist

Posted on Jun 26, 2006

Ava Lowery,  a home-schooled teenager from Alabama, has made over 70 antiwar animations, gaining her national attention in The New York Times, on CNN and in the progressive blogosphere.

See Ava’s home page.

Below: Check out her response to White House Press Secretary Tony Snow’s “it’s a number” comment about U.S. deaths in Iraq.



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By Shag, June 27, 2006 at 8:40 pm Link to this comment
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What a beautiful and touching tribute, young lady. You are truly very gifted.

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By Jonathan David Johnson, June 27, 2006 at 7:40 am Link to this comment
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Check out this CNN interview with Ava over at crooksandliars.

http://movies.crooksandliars.com/Ava-Lowery-CNN-Sunday6-18-06.wmv

Note Carol Lin both attacking and patronizing her because of her age.  Pretty ‘Foxy’, ehh.

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By Hilding Lindquist, June 27, 2006 at 5:18 am Link to this comment
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I watched her video.

I am crying ... real tears, a feeling of sadness gripping my chest ...

“All that is left is for the last soldier to die.”

My god, what HAVE we done? There is no undoing of it ... ever.

From
Thoughts on our War in Iraq:
There is no undoing of it..
By Hilding Lindquist

...

We go about our lives
as if it isn’t happening.

To our eternal shame.

It has been done.
It is being done.
It will be done.

There is no undoing of it.

Ever.

Full poem at:
http://www.authorsden.com/visit/viewpoetry.asp?AuthorID=25416&id=14655

Also available on Chinadaily BBS at:
http://bbs.chinadaily.com.cn/viewthread.php?tid=508914&extra=page=6&page=2

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By R. A. Earl, June 26, 2006 at 8:27 pm Link to this comment
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“Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength…” Psalms 8:2

Take that, Tony Snowjob

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