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Operation Homecoming Excerpt: Losing a Son in Iraq

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=556 Andrew Carroll reads from and discusses a mother's essay describing her experiences in coping with the death of her son in Iraq. This excerpt is from the book "Operation Homecoming," featuring essays written by U.S. soldiers or their families and edited by Carroll. ----- Andrew Carroll discusses his new book "Operation Homecoming: Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front, in the Words of U.S. Troops and Their Families." The first book of its kind, "Operation Homecoming" is the result of a major initiative launched by the National Endowment for the Arts to bring distinguished writers to military bases and inspire U.S. Marines, soldiers, sailors, and airmen and their families to record their wartime experiences. - Tattered Cover Bookstore Andrew Carroll is the executive director of the American Poetry & Literacy Project, a national nonprofit organization that promotes literacy and encourages a greater public awareness of poetry.
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