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THE BACK PAGE Say one person could represent all people, one species on our vast earth, assume for the purpose of debate this is a credible way to think about reality, or history, or at all. Say for now, we allow a single human being to represent Iraq. I say we choose this ten year old Muslim girl in Al Deer, holding a missile fragment, Christmas, 1998. Her finger tips are radiant. The embroidery on her scarf is delicate and fresh. The missile fragment which she holds up for the world to see came from the rubble of a school. I say, we choose her. Susan Bright