Collateral Kindness: The True Story of an Army Interrogator in Iraq

Collateral Kindness: The True Story of an Army Interrogator in Iraq

by Paul Holton

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Collateral Kindness: The True Story of an Army Interrogator in Iraq by Paul Holton

Collateral Kindness is the gripping, heartwarming story of US Army interrogator Paul Holton's soul-searching personal battles during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Every day, Paul faced down his enemies, but when he had to face a suffering Iraqi child behind a barbed-wire fence, his life changed. This fascinating account from the front lines illustrates the simple truth that kindness can heal even the deepest wounds.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462103386
Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
Publication date: 01/08/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Chief Warrant Officer Paul Holton was in Iraq until the very end, fighting and rebuilding. He saw firsthand the kindness demostrated by soldiers and citizens alike. He knows the Iraqi people have warm hearts, because he made the effort to become their friend. When he saw the suffering of Iraqi children, he went to work. The result of his efforts is Operation Give, a worldwide humanitarian organization. Collateral Kindness tells his stories of winning the hearts and minds of many Iraqi people and how they won his.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 Homecoming 2004 1

Chapter 2 A Journey Begins 4

Chapter 3 Shock and Awe 15

Chapter 4 Tragedy and Change 27

Chapter 5 A Home Called Bucca 35

Chapter 6 The Good Luck Genie Campaign 45

Chapter 7 Friends in Need 55

Chapter 8 Life in the Palace 62

Chapter 9 Monkey Magic 76

Chapter 10 Chief Wiggles 82

Chapter 11 Operation Give 87

Chapter 12 Ramadan 95

Chapter 13 A Day at School 114

Chapter 14 The Tyrant Is a Prisoner 121

Chapter 15 To Victory 133

Chapter 16 Back to the Beginning 142

Chapter 17 The Need Is Great 147

About the Author 160

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Collateral Kindness: The True Story of an Army Interrogator in Iraq 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
lovingthebooks More than 1 year ago
"There is a personal side to the war in Iraq...the US military were successful in breaking through language and cultural barriers with the Iraqi people and accomplished so much good..." This is one man's AMAZING story! You will be spell-bound as you read the incredible story of Paul Holton and his time in Iraq. Driven to find a purpose for being there Paul found a way to touch the hearts of the people. Seeing one little girl in need Paul handed her a stuffed animal... From that day forward Paul found great joy in giving to the people of Iraq, especially the children. With this desire he started Operation Give. Learning of his stories of kindness from his blog, people from all over started to send him toys and other supplies for him to deliver. Read of the places he visited, the conditions he found, and the lives he touched. Amid the front lines and bombing raids this man found peace and hope for a people he came to love. This book is SO WORTH READING! PHENOMENAL! HEART-TOUCHING!