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ARTS-US: Iraq War Vets Transforming Trauma

Inter Press Service By Dahr Jamail

MARFA, Texas - (IPS) - By using the written word and art, veterans of the U.S. occupation of Iraq are transforming their trauma into a message of both healing and resistance to the failed U.S. adventure.

"If I say nothing, I have failed," writes veteran Drew Cameron, "If I do nothing, I am guilty. If I live by these ideals of democracy I can see that war is failure."

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