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Mother mourns ‘grim milestone’ in longest US war

October 7, 2012
By ALLEN G. BREED , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Lisa Freeman was cradling her 6-day-old grandson in her left arm and watching the news on her iPad while her daughter and son-in-law caught some much-needed sleep. The retired teacher was taking notes with her free hand when she heard the news: The nation had suffered its 2,000th casualty in the Afghan war.

 
 
 

 

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