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McLaren Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain is seen between television cameras as he speaks to the media at the Suzuka circuit October 6, 2011, ahead of Sunday's Japanese F1 Grand Prix in Suzuka, Japan

Friday’s links offer heartwrenching war photos, inspirational baseball stories and the cutest kid you’ll see all day.

War Rewind: On the tenth anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, photographers look back at the conflict’s most striking images. (Lightbox)

Cheap Tech: Why fork over the cash for an iPad when you can get the world’s cheapest tablet? It’s on sale in India for $35. (Divanee)

Father and Son: Go backpacking with Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez. Who knows, maybe they’ll talk about Charlie Sheen. (LIFE)

What a Sight: Need some inspiration to get you through the work day? Watch this young blind man throw out the first pitch at the MLB playoffs. (The Daily What)

Born This Ballet: Give the inevitable Lady Gaga ballet a title, and win a copy of a fabulous new novel. What’s there to lose? (Go Fug Yourself)

Ready, Set, Aww: This adorable girl gets a trip to Disneyland for her birthday. Let’s just say she’s very grateful. (Jezebel)