The bomb that shattered Travis Adams's peace of mind never actually exploded. Its timer went off, but the bomb malfunctioned. Still, the 25-year-old U.S. marine remained haunted by the memory of an explosive device diabolically concealed beneath a tempting array of cookies and candies. Whoever had set it that day in Iraq must have planned to blow up children. “People are evil if they're willing to do that,” he recalls thinking.