Neither Rain Nor Sleet Nor Threat of Death

The closest call came when he was stuck in traffic and a group of gunmen walked up to the car in front of him to drag out the driver, kicking and screaming. He watched silently, hoping the gunmen would not take him, too.

“I cried when I got back to the office,” Mr. Mikayel said, pushing his large-lensed glasses farther up his nose.

Neither War Nor Bombs Stay These Iraq Couriers (New York Times)

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One Comment on “Neither Rain Nor Sleet Nor Threat of Death”

  1. Marilyn Says:

    Thank you for posting this quote. Although I try to stay abreast of what’s happening half a world away…it’s all too easy to focus instead of menial matters at hand. Thank you for this reminder.