The Cost at Home for Iraq Contract Workers Contractors who work in Iraq are asked to risk a lot -- there can be the physical dangers, as this week's hostage murders demonstrate. But there are potential costs and losses at home, as well. NPR's Eric Niiler talks to a contractor and his family in Ellicott City, Md.
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The Cost at Home for Iraq Contract Workers

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The Cost at Home for Iraq Contract Workers

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The Cost at Home for Iraq Contract Workers

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Contractors who work in Iraq are asked to risk a lot — there can be the physical dangers, as this week's hostage murders demonstrate. But there are potential costs and losses at home, as well. NPR's Eric Niiler talks to a contractor and his family in Ellicott City, Md.