Friday, August 11, 2006

112 Year-Old Afghan Man Welcomes U.S.

"I like the Americans because they say they are not here to occupy us, but they better not change their minds," the leathery-skinned Mohammed said Thursday at a U.S. base in far-eastern Afghanistan's village of Naray, in mountainous Kunar province. "I might not be strong enough to pick up an AK-47, but I can still hit them with my cane," he quips with a grin before his toothless mouth opens wide with laughter.


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