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'Soldiers Of Kindness' In Harm's Way

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The nation is honoring America's warriors during Veterans Day. But mental health professionals in the armed forces also put themselves in harm's way. This week's Washington Post Magazine tells the story of a military social worker who died in Afghanistan. Host Michel Martin speaks with journalist Jim Sheeler.
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