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War Comes Home

The War Comes Home • Soledad O'Brien Reports (Official Trailer)



Published on Jul 17, 2014
Every hour a U.S. Veteran takes his own life, and it's estimated that 1 in 5 of all returning vets suffer from Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), or depression, with families and employers hanging in the balance. As the US prepares for the final draw down of soldiers from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, Soledad O'Brien takes an intimate look at two vets and their families' lives as they struggle with the transition from War to Home and their battles within: ranging from alcoholism, drug dependence, and explosions of anger to suicidal and homicidal thoughts. O'Brien follows these wounded warriors to a new program in Malibu CA that uses a combination of therapies and challenges to help these Vets heal and find peace of mind. It involves TM, ropes courses, and equine therapy ... but can 5 and a half days on the pacific coast really save soldiers lives?

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