Death and Disability Teach Us How to Live

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How military veterans teach us the meaning of sacrifice and courage, if we let them

I am a disabled Vietnam Era Veteran. My disabilities are largely invisible, like PTSD and others, but they are disabilities just the same. My fellow veterans have different stories to tell from their combat years, as so many more women came back home sans…

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Julia E Hubbel

Julia E Hubbel

Horizon Huntress, prize-winning author, adventure traveler, boundary-pusher, wilder, veteran, aging vibrantly. I own my sh*t. Let’s play! www.walkaboutsaga.com

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