Bagpipes Skirl in Iraq

AP: Marine 1st Sgt. Dwayne Farr has a unique way of keeping up morale in Iraq: he plays his bagpipes! Amid the noise and destruction in Fallujah, Iraq there is one bright &emdash; and loud &emdash; spot: the skirling of Dwayne Farr's bagpipes. The 36 year old 1st Sergeant from Detroit first was first inspired to learn the pipes at a funeral when he saw them being played by a non-Scotsman.

Normally, Farr wears a kilt when playing the pipes, but Marine fatigues seem a better choice in the war-torn area. "Playing on the battlefield - I never thought that would happen," Farr said.

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