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New Art Program Helps War Veterans Heal From Trauma

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Visual art, writing and music help veterans process the horrors of war at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence.
11:30AM
December
30, 2011

War is a journey from which no one really returns. Some soldiers literally never come home. And those lucky enough to survive their tours of duty almost certainly come back forever changed. A new program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., aims to help veterans navigate their return to life after [...]