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Winning the Battle

A soldier returns unscathed from Iraq, only to watch his son suffer the “signature wound” of the war

Not the End of the Story continued...

 For now, Story is relieved that Austin has recovered as much as he has. “It could be so much worse,” he says. “I’m thankful that we’re ready to push forward to outpatient (rehab) and we can see the day he’s coming home and getting back to school.”

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Nancy Henderson is an award-winning writer whose articles have appeared in Smithsonian, The New York Times, Parade, US Airways magazine and many other publications. She is the author of Able! How One Company’s Extraordinary Workforce Changed the Way We Look at Disability Today (BenBella Books). Nancy often writes about disability issues and people who are making a difference through their work.


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