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Here's a story: It's hard to imagine a more unlikely victim of America's forever wars than Kamala Magar. I hate to call her a victim, because she refused to be one, which is what makes her so extraordinary. This is her and her daughter the first time we met. 1/
Kamala was born in 1986 on the side of a mountain a mile in the sky. Their farmhouse faced one of the most majestic views on earth. In the center: Manaslu, or the "Spirit Mountain," the world's 8th-highest peak. 2/
I set out on the path that would lead me to Kamala 14 yrs ago. I saw a report about a murder and couldn't get it out of my head. It wasn't just that it was so horrific. It raised tons of questions--why were 12 Nepalese villagers even in Iraq? 3/
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