"went missing"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Nov 9 15:34:48 UTC 2011

Re news stories that bodies of some Marines killed in Afghanistan
were mishandled:

Some commentators, in particular CNN this morning, have said that
some remains not only were mishandled but "went missing".

The story itself is dismaying enough, but the image conjured up is
even more disturbing.


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