Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Medic in famous photo dies after PTSD struggle

During the first week of the war in Iraq, a Military Times photographer captured the arresting image of Army Spc. Joseph Patrick Dwyer as he raced through a battle zone clutching a tiny Iraqi boy named Ali.On June 28, Dwyer, 31, died of an accidental overdose in his home in Pinehurst, N.C., after years of struggling with post-traumatic stress disor

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1 comment:

Nancy Green said...

there are veterans in public housing in Providence who are still trying to survive the vietnam war.