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Former soldiers find balm for the soul
Warrior's Journey Home provides spiritual healing for veterans
by WKSU's JEFF ST. CLAIR


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The experience of war is transformative. Society sends a soldier into combat, hoping they’ll return unchanged. That, we’re finding, is impossible. The physical and emotional experience of war ensures that the returning warrior will never be the same as he or she once was. But by allowing their stories to be heard, we, as a society, can share the burden of what we asked them to do in our name.  

 
WKSU's Jeff St.Clair speaks with some of the veterans who take part in the Warriors Journey Home program in Tallmadge who are rebuilding their lives through sharing their stories. 
Warrior's Journey Home - Veterans Day 2010

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A poem written by Steve Burr on the original Red Cross stationary while he was recovering from his wounds in a military hospital.

A poem written by Steve Burr on the original Red Cross stationary while he was recovering from his wounds in a military hospital.

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