You may remember this shot from the early days of the war -- an Army veteran saving an Iraqi kid. Problem is, the medic saw too much in the war, and came home with raging PTSD. Break up with wife and various arrests followed. He overdosed week, accidental or not. Now wife and parents blame military for not doing enough for him, a now-familiar story. Here is my story.
Friday, July 4, 2008
Iraq vet in famous photo dies from overdose
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