Weekly Photo Challenge: Companionable

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I could choose many pictures of for this weeks photo challenge. I have pictures of my car, friends and other things. But I chose this one. This little teddy bear was the first gift my little sister bought for me on her own, 4 years old. It sits on the dashboard in my car and is a permanent companion wherever I go.

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40 of the most powerfull Photos ever taken

Eight-year-old Christian Golczynski accepts the flag for his father, Marine Staff Sgt. Marc Golczynski, during a memorial service. Marc Golczynski was shot on patrol during his second tour in Iraq (which he had volunteered for) just a few weeks before he was due to return home.

Eight-year-old Christian Golczynski accepts the flag for his father, Marine Staff Sgt. Marc Golczynski, during a memorial service. Marc Golczynski was shot on patrol during his second tour in Iraq (which he had volunteered for) just a few weeks before he was due to return home.

I’m not a person who takes easily to tears. But these images, which I came across through Facebook, made me cry. It’s a cruel world we live in. I have great respect for war photographers out there. They do an important job of showing the rest of us that life is not a bed of roses.