The Endless Recovery From the Endless War

An Obama speechwriter reconnects with the wounded soldier who became a national symbol of resilience

New York Magazine
Nov 8 · 25 min read
Photo: Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images

By Terence Szuplat

He was, for a time, the most well-known veteran in America.

On the evening of January 28, 2014, Cory Remsburg, an elite Army Ranger grievously wounded in…

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