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Iraq veterans swap weapons for art

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When you picture an American soldier, you will probably imagine them with an assault rifle in their hands rather than a paintbrush or a pencil.

But now a group of US war veterans who served in Iraq have turned to art to express their feelings of what it's like to be on the front line.

Karen Zarindast reports.

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