Scared, Bored and Lonely -- The Horror Written on the Latrine Wall (PHOTOS)

Soldier's reveal their true feelings an unlikely place.

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Bathroom graffiti at the American forwarding base in Mosul, Iraq. Such writing was a way for soldiers to grieve for the loss of comrades, mourn the disintegration of their marriages and swear to never forget the sacrifices of their dead friends and comrades.

For a companion slideshow, Embedded in the Middle East -- Inside the ER, click here. (Peter van Agtmael)

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