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Humanities Washington: Jeb Wyman, Coming Home

What is the true nature of war, and how does the experience of war affect the human heart? How have the myths and realities of combat, and the invisible wounds of war, been portrayed over the ages? This talk shares stories of the men and women who signed up to serve during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and incorporates experiences and insights from famous writers and philosophers about war and its aftermath. Drawing from hundreds of hours spent with veterans, author and professor Jeb Wyman discusses the profound moral and emotional impact the experience of war has.

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