'The Sand Storm': Bringing Iraq to the Stage

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An Iraq War veteran brings his experience of war to the stage — reporter Alex Cohen of member station KQED profiles the writer of a new play called The Sand Storm: Stories from the Front. Written by an ex-Marine about his experiences with the Marines of 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion in the Iraq War, the play opened this weekend in Hollywood.



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