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June 14, 2007, 6:18 pm

Home Fires: Five Iraq War Veterans on Their Return to American Life

By Lee Kelley

Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass through them they prove to be many colored lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own focus.  –Ralph Waldo Emerson

Look at the sun through a glass bottle full of apple juice. Close your eyes and spin around 20 times. Stand up too fast. Get married. Read powerful literature. Have a child. Travel. Any of these things can and will change your perspective.

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