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Veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan finds a mission at home
Veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan finds a mission at home

You know how it can be with e-mail. You waste so much time getting rid of the junk, you can miss the good stuff. This occurred to me last week, when I came to a message I'd missed, from April of 2011. "Dear Mr. Lopez," it began, "my name is Ricardo Reyes." He said he had served in both Afghanistan and Iraq as a Marine, and after his 2004 discharge he had been working "to improve foreign policy after seeing first-hand the effects of war." He wrote that he and other veterans were advocating for better housing, healthcare and jobs for those who had served. To learn more about the needs of less-fortunate veterans, he wrote, "I decided to pose as...

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