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An Iraq Veteran on Recovery and Courage

Monday, January 02, 2012

Bryan Anderson, who served two tours of duty in Iraq and was awarded a Purple Heart, talks about the day he was wounded and what I went through during rehab, and his struggle to recover. His memoir No Turning Back: One Man's Inspiring True Story of Courage, Determination, and Hope is about his service and his recovery.

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Bryan Anderson

Comments [1]

tom LI

While I applaud and honor the sacrifices made by our Vets - I do think that there will be a tsunami of memoirs coming that will in some manner overwhelm and dilute our collective memory. To the point that like Self-Help books will be all merge into one and perhaps actually hurt the historical accuracy of our telling of events.

One thing that the past wars have is a limited amount of such tomes, and of course no tweeted, facebook'd, youtube'd record of not just the important aspects but more of the mundane. Where I think the mundane will swamp the important...

IMO.

Jan. 05 2012 05:54 PM

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