Ed Team

Not how I want to leave this world

Filed By Ed Team | March 20, 2010 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Don't Ask Don't Tell, gay soldiers, Jeff Sheng, leave this world

"Once you are deployed, you live with people in an intimate way. You trust them with your life and they become brothers and sisters. I couldn't help thinking that if something happened to me, no one would know who I was. That is not the way I want to leave this world."

-- Matt, 24, a gay soldier, on why he didn't re-enlist, as quoted by The New York Times. The article focuses on contributor Jeff Sheng's photobook Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

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