As the U.S. military finished the pull out of troops from Iraq, The Story listens back to those who served in the war. We hear stories of combat over the past nine and half years and how soldiers have made sense of their service.
Raya Asee is an artist and divorced single mother from Baghdad. When she found a threatening note stuck to her car's rearview mirror, she knew it was time to flee. She left her young son with relatives in Jordan and made her way to Sweden. Also in this episode: corporate crime and punishment.
Liz Benjamin has imagined it all as a TV crime writer, but she never thought she'd be pulling plants out of a Dumpster in Santa Monica to rescue them. Liz tells Dick about her nightly patrol of an alley where she has found gorgeous rose bushes and snapdragons.