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After a terrible year of violence killing nearly 6, 000 people in Iraq, and dozens dead in recent violence in the Anbar province where we have so many dear friends in Rutba — our friend Sami sent this image of hundreds of toy weapons collected by children in Iraq.  With the help of some big people, the kids drove a steam roller over the pile weapons smashing them to oblivion.  Oh yeah.  www.reconciliationproject.org

The Steel Wheeler crushing the weapon-toys

Aya 12 in green and whit head cover_Omar in red shirt_ They are starting the Steel Wheeler to crush the plastic weapon-toys

About The Author


Shane Claiborne is a best-selling author, renowned activist,
 sought-after speaker, and self-proclaimed “recovering sinner.” Shane writes and speaks around the world about peacemaking, social justice, and Jesus, and is the author of several books, 
including "The Irresistible Revolution," "Jesus for President," "Executing Grace," "Beating Guns," and his newest book, "Rethinking Life (to be released in Feb 2023)." He is the visionary 
leader of The Simple Way in Philadelphia and co-director of Red Letter Christians. His work has been featured in Fox News, Esquire, SPIN, TIME, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, and CNN.

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