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Four returning American soldiers and their wives talk about their family at war for the last eight years during the Iraq War. Photography, Audio and Production by Max Becherer. This is a long version of a report to be published at


  1. Extraordinary, Max. I was especially touched by the second couple’s discussion about their children never knowing a life other than their dad being away at war. And the quote: “What is war? How do you explain that to a little kid?” Wow. Heartbreaking, but beautifully reported. Thank you.

    • Lisa Martin (fellow China traveler)
    • Posted February 7, 2012 at 12:10 pm
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    Well done, Max. Balanced and well thought out…your exceptional style once again on target.

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