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"I just wanted to pass a heartfelt thank you for your time and donations. I am a USAF physician in Afghanistan and recently transported a patient to a Spanish hospital in Western Afghanistan. While we were waiting for the plane to gas up I stopped into the lounge and saw a shelf full of books. While perusing the selections, I came across a copy of Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky. Having had nothing but pop culture magazines available at my normal location for a while and exhausted the reading material I brought from home, to find such a classic was a real treat. Many people fret over the things that they cannot change and feel helpless post examination. Finding this little book put a distinct smile on my face. While it may not seem like a big deal to many, I want to say that the comfort of a good piece of literature has made me quite happy and content. Thanks again for your contributions. Even the seemingly little things are appreciated and to be treasured."
By: Alex K. (Afghanistan)
Left on 06/10/2010

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Operation Paperback

Operation Paperback is a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Pennsylvania that collects gently used books nationwide and sends them to American troops overseas, as well as veterans and military families here at home. Since 1999, we have shipped over 1.9 million books to locations around the globe.

Our service members and their families make sacrifices every day for our country. It takes so little to let them know that they are appreciated. When you donate to Operation Paperback, you will let America’s military know that you appreciate their service and their sacrifices.

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