8/16/2005

Daily Kos: The Sheehan story by numbers (a la Harper's Index)

Casey Sheehan's age when he died: 24 (link)

Grade he was in when he joined Cub Scouts: 1st grade (link)

Age when he became an altar boy: 8 (link)

Number of years he was an altar server: 10 (link)

Number of years he attended Solano Community College: 3 (link)

Number of weeks he was in Iraq before he was killed: 2 (link)

Number of days left in Casey's life after he wrote "we should be looking at a pretty smooth year, the unit we're replacing had only two deaths during their time here:" 4 (link)

Number of Cindy Sheehan's sons who were killed on Palm Sunday: 1 (link)

Number of US troops who were ambushed along with Casey: 20 (link)

Number who survived: 13 (link)

Number of officers who came to the Sheehan home to announce Casey's death: 3 (link)

Number of people who attended Casey's memorial service at St. Mary's Church: nearly 1,000 (link)

Number of US troops who died in Iraq the same day as Casey (including Casey): 12 (link)

As of 8/12/05, number of days on which 12 or more US troops have been killed in Iraq: 17 (link)

Daily Kos: The Sheehan story by numbers (a la Harper's Index)

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