J.p. Lawrence is a typer who calls himself a writer. His training began at DINFOS before moving to Bard College and Columbia University. Life has taken him from the Philippines to Minnesota to Iraq and now to New York.
More than 100 years ago, in a far-off land in a forgotten war, nearly 50 American troops died after a fierce battle in the village of Balangiga in the Philippines. American troops embarked on a brutal campaign of retaliation after the battle and brought three bells from the village back to America.
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
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