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Veterans Day / Military Families #1034553

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 12, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) President Obama shown placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery this Veterans Day.

(Daphne, Alabama: Michelle Miller) The emotional scars for people caring for military veterans featured; details given about the story of military wife Brannan Vines††, who founded the Family of a Vet program to provided education and resources to caregivers after she was recognized as having post traumatic stress disorder {PTSD.} [VINES – describes her husband Caleb’s wounds; says she was mirroring his behavior.] [VA’s Deborah AMDUR††- says they are experiencing trauma through being exposed to what the veteran has endured.] [Military wife Kat HONAKER††- says she pulled a gun out of her husband’s mouth.] [Military wife Torrey SHANNON††- says twice she tried to commit suicide.]

Pelley, Scott;
Miller, Michelle

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