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Audio slideshow: Healing the scars of war
Aaron Jones, 25, is an infantryman in the Connecticut National Guard. He went to Iraq in March 2004, hoping to see enough combat to earn a badge. He was wounded two months later, when a roadside bomb exploded as his convoy passed. Since returning to the US, he has experienced post-traumatic stress disorder. Here, he tells his story.


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