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Rebel plays guitar in Libya war

Updated on January 17, 2012

Bullets flying past, empty bullet shells lie strewn across the street, machine guns blazing, people dying, blood everywhere and a fighter playing guitar. Yes you read that right. A moment that most guitar players can only dream of – Fighting a war with their guitar. This is not about the war in Libya nor is it about politics. It is also not about people giving their lives for their country nor is it about the glory of war. This is about the power of music. If this picture does not leave you speechless, there is little in life that will.

While his comrades spray bullets from their machine guns, this rebel soldier puts up a brave fight in Libya - with a guitar
While his comrades spray bullets from their machine guns, this rebel soldier puts up a brave fight in Libya - with a guitar
spraying bullets vs spraying tunes
spraying bullets vs spraying tunes

This image surfaced on the internet a few days back. In picture are rebel fighters waging a battle against Gaddafi's Libyan forces in the city of Sirte in Libya. One of their comrades plays the guitar while bullets whiz past. Since this picture surfaced, it has gone viral on social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter.

Generally you will not find news posts at Princesswithapen because it is not a news website. But this captured is moment deserves to be written about. Even if it is a few lines.

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      SSBEE 5 years ago

      That guitar doesn't look real though, Im not saying it isn't, but it does look imposed.

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