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Burke deployed to southern Afghanistan in 2009. Based in a remote village, he was friendly with the local children and then scarred when several died when they found a piece of unexploded ordnance. Courtesy of Thomas Burke hide caption

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Connecticut VA Opens Its Doors To 'Bad Paper' Veterans

Veterans who were kicked out of the military often get no VA health care or benefits — even if combat trauma caused their misbehavior. Connecticut has passed a law to change that.

Burke deployed to southern Afghanistan in 2009. Based in a remote village, he was friendly with the local children and then scarred when several died when they found a piece of unexploded ordnance. Courtesy of Thomas Burke hide caption

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Connecticut VA Opens Its Doors To 'Bad Paper' Veterans

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Kate DiCamillo's career as an author of children's literature took off after she moved from Florida to Minnesota. Catherine Smith/Courtesy of Candlewick Press hide caption

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Kate DiCamillo, Chronicler Of The Hard Truths Of Youth

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