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Destruction of Monuments

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Submitted by Susan (Canada), Apr 13, 2015 at 12:49

The historically preserved specimens of the past lovingly maintained by governments for archaeological history and cared for with profound reverence and then destroyed by ignoramuses has made me very upset. I have been feeling guilty; I may be reacting with greater negative feeling than I should as I ought to cry about the brutal death of the human victims first, but I'm not.

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