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Lessons of 9/11: Inside a School for Military Families

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Military families feel the impact of September 11th every day -- especially those with members who've been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Kavitha Cardoza visits Middle High School at the Marine Corps base in Quantico, Virginia to talk with students and teachers about the attacks and the ripple effects they continue to have on military families.

[Music: ""Comptine D'un Autre Ete: L'apres Midi" by Yann Tiersen from Amelie]


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