National Geographic : 2006 Dec
Fourteen-year-old Hassan is gently tended by U.S . Army nurses at Ibn Sina Hospital. The boy and more than a dozen other children and adults were gored by shrapnel from a suicide bomb in a market outside Baghdad. American military hospitals took in many of the survivors. "I don't think people know how hard we work on Iraqis," says one nurse. "Most of the patients we're taking aren't U.S. soldiers."