When the Caskets Start Coming Home

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Nov 23, 201727m | se1 : e3
When the Caskets Start Coming Home
Nov 23 '1727m | se1e3
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Arti Walker-Peddakotla escaped her controlling parents by joining the peacetime army. She wanted to continue her medical studies. But as her fellow soldiers began to fall in combat after 9/11, someone had to work in the mortuary and "process" their bodies. So day after day, Arti greeted the dead as they returned from Iraq and Afghanistan in alarming numbers.    

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