Back to a Coast Guard assault transport comes this Marine after two days and nights of Hell on the beach of Eniwetok in the Marshall Islands. His face is grimey with coral dust but the light of battle stays in his eyes.
This is a photo of Corporal Antonio Metruccio, of the Third Eagle Company, Regiment aircraft Trieste made after a 72 hour long firefight. The thousand-yard stare is a phrase coined to describe the limp, unfocused gaze of a battle-weary soldier.
We all need a little magic in our lives. But what a lot of us don't need is a tiny garden full of fairy statues with vacant, thousand-yard stares. So we've rounded up the 12 most gorgeous, whimsical fairy garden designs, with not a single figurine in sight.