Can you imagine being a 12-year-old, getting grazed by a bullet and taking what is (I'm guessing) your first trip in an aircraft, surrounded by foreigners? How profound a sensory impression that could make? I think you'd remember vividly it for the rest of your life.
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U.S. Army medic SGT Tyrone Jordan of Charlotte, NC attached to Dustoff Task Force Shadow of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade works on a 12-year-old Afghani girl aboard a MEDEVAC helicopter after she was grazed in the face by a bullet September 20, 2010 near Marja, Afghanistan. Task Force Shadow is responsible for evacuating wounded Afghani and Coalition forces as well as local nationals throughout southern Afghanistan.