‘A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.’
George Edward Moore (1873–1958)
A woman comforts her child while waiting for the departure of husband and dad on board the USS Pearl Harbor (LSD-52) from Naval Base San Diego in July 2005. During the cruise, the ship and her crew participated in relief efforts in the wake of a devastating earthquake in Pakistan.
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