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The War Wounded / One Soldier's Story / The Families (Part IV) #744723

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 24, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The recent unavoidable presence of Jessica Lynch in the news noted. {Note: segments aired on November 14 & 25, 2003.}

(Miami: Beth Nissen) The story of American soldier Spc. Luis Calderon, of Delta Co., 4th Infantry Div., who was injured & paralyzed in an armored vehicle accident in Iraq, presented; photos shown; scenes shown from the Miami Hospital.

The patient: Luis CALDERON.

The father: Luis CALDERON.

The doctor: Miami Hospital Spinal Cord Injury Center Dr. Albert MARTINEZ ARIZALA†.

The subjects: the treatment of Spc. Calderon, who is now a quadriplegic.

(Studio & San Antonio: Beth Nissen) The trauma suffered by the families of the soldiers wounded in Iraq featured; scenes shown from the Miami & San Antonio hospitals.

The injured: Luis CALDERON; 186th MP Co. Army National Guard & wife Cpl. Robert JACKSON.

The families: wife Darlene & father Luis CALDERON†; wife Abby JACKSON†.

The doctors: MARTINEZ ARIZALA; Brooke Army Medical Center surgeon Maj. Sandra WANEK†.

The subjects: how families cope with their loved ones' injuries.

Brown, Aaron;
Nissen, Beth

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