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War And Words [7.7.2011]

In the coming year, over 30,000 troops will be coming back from Afghanistan. They will join the thousands of other veterans who are trying to readjust to civilian life. Mike Kim is a veteran of the war in Iraq. He’s been working to understand his time in war through writing. When Mike read his work at the Veteran-Civilian Dialogue, he caught the attention of novelist Matt Sharpe. Now the two work together to help heal combat veterans using the power of words. Also in this episode, a followup interview with Jaeson Parsons, who tracked graffiti during his military tour of Iraq.

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