Pearls: Martha Gellhorn

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War happens to people, one by one. That is really all I have to say and it seems to me I have been saying it forever. Unless they are immediate victims, the majority of mankind behaves as if war was an act of God which could not be prevented; or they behave as if war elsewhere was none of their business. It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves due to atrophy of the imagination.

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  1. Oh my gosh – doesn’t she look a bit like Thatcher ???

    • Ha! I was waiting for someone to point that out. I had actually chosen the photograph weeks ago (and mainly because it went with the “pearls” theme) but I did notice the resemblance when I posted it.

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