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A war veteran's story of survivor's guilt -- and redemption

Clip: 01/14/2020 | 8m 3s

Over two decades of fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, much research has explored the psychological toll suffered by the men and women who serve. A phenomenon that is perhaps less well understood is survivor’s guilt. Adam Linehan was an Army medic in both wars and is now a journalist who recently wrote about the agony of seeing others die. He talks to Nick Schifrin about his story and recovery.

Aired: 01/14/20

Rating: NR

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