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Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq (2007)

American Soldiers fighting in the Iraq war and their homecomings.
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American Soldiers fighting in the Iraq war and their homecomings.

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USA

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English

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9 September 2007 (USA) See more »

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Occupation Iraq See more »

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Belfast, Maine, USA See more »

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Attaboy Films See more »
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Vital, Moving
10 July 2013 | by Shawn SorensenSee all my reviews

A deeply moving film showing what happens to amputees, to the men and women who survive the many roadside bombs in the Iraq War after the TV news reports finish their 30 second stories. Required viewing for everyone as it doesn't take sides but asks in every scene and interview - was this all worth it? Is there an official explanation that's plausible, understandable? The bravery of these men and women is unbelievable. One amputee soldier said she had a hard life growing up and joined the military "to stay out of trouble." It made me a little sick to watch - some very raw and honest footage - but it could have been a lot longer, with more opinions and stories, and all the better for it. Still, this should be shown everywhere, in every high school, every living room, in every office on Capitol Hill.


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