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Kids with Parents in Iraq Have Camp Getaway

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Kids with Parents in Iraq Have Camp Getaway

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Kids with Parents in Iraq Have Camp Getaway

Kids with Parents in Iraq Have Camp Getaway

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Operation Purple is a different kind of summer camp: one for children of military personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. The free weeklong session gives kids a fun escape and the chance to confront their struggles of living without a parent.

Dan Gorenstein reports from New Hampshire Public Radio.

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