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'A lesson in humility'

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The Today programme has been receiving regular updates from Major Richard Streatfeild who is serving with The Rifles in Helmand province in Afghanistan.

Major Streatfeild, who is currently is back in England on leave, describes how he feels seeing his family and friends and visiting injured colleagues at Selly Oak military hospital.

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