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Body of warWow. If this point of view was shared in the media — even if it was only represented as one point of view, one truth — could it have changed everything?

The story of Tomas Young is making headlines again. Back in 2007 he was the subject of Body of War, a documentary produced by Phil Donahue about an Iraq war veteran who comes home paralyzed and speaks out against the war.

Now, that young veteran is in hospice care, dying of his wounds inflicted nearly ten years earlier in Iraq. He volunteered to serve in the military, like so many others, after the attacks in our country on 9/11. Instead, he found himself in Iraq.

Outspoken since Body of War, Tomas now writes an open letter to former President Bush and former Vice President Cheney, on behalf of the veterans “whose trauma and self-revulsion for what they have witnessed, endured…

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