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The interesting things I did last weekend

Updated: Nov 22

Most Americans are aware that when the war in Afghanistan ended, the United.

States abandoned many Afghans who lived with and helped US troops for many.

Years. The movie Covenant, Filmed by Guy Ritchie, is about one such incident.

It affected one American soldier to his core. This is the movie I saw with my parents.

Last week.

The story was filmed in Afghanistan and is based on what happened when.

A small group of American troops grew to know and depend on Afghanis for

assistance and survival

In the movie, Jake Gyllenhaal plays an Army sergeant who worked with an Afghan.

Interpreter who, over time, supports and guides him in life-and-death situations.

He is fighting against his people. Eventually, the Army sergeant gets wounded.

His interpreter, Ahmed, carries him for miles over desert mountains to get him.

Back at Baghram Air Force Base, he gets medical care and then goes home.

To California.

The sergeant cannot overcome his shame of leaving his trusted Afghan friend behind.

He knows his friends and family will be killed by the Taliban. Despite

Incredible odds, he can get back to Afghanistan and save his friend and his wife.

And child. It was an inspiring movie.

Afterward, we ate at Jongro BBQ, a Korean BBQ at Wheaton Mall. The food was.

Excellent, and the food was great. My parents drank beer, and I had a soda; what?

Stood out was the amount of beef and chicken we had to cook over a grill. The beef

I had a drizzle of some sweet soy sauce, which was a standout. We can’t wait to

Go back.

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