As bullets flew above their heads, the young soldier at Pat Tillman's side started praying. "I thought I was praying to myself, but I guess he heard me," Sgt. Bryan O'Neal recalled in an interview Saturday with The Associated Press. "He said something like, 'Hey, O'Neal, why are you praying? God can't help us now."
Monday, July 30, 2007
Coming Out Week Hero
According to Andrew Sullivan, it turns out that corporal Pat Tillman, former player for the NFL's Arizona Cardinal and Army Ranger, who was killed in Afghanistan by friendly fire, was a proud atheist. He also, according to Sullivan, opposed the Iraq War. From the Sports Illustrated article about the new revelations that Tillman may have been shot at very close range by an M-16 (via Sullivan):