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October 1st, 2009 by Dr. Phil

The Wounded Warriors

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Dr. Phil and Robin with Micaela Bensko, VP of the Iraq Star Foundation

I have not had the honor of serving in the military myself, but many of my family members have, and it has always been important to me to show my support for all of those who serve our country regardless of how popular or unpopular the war might be. Last year, we did a show  featuring 20-year-old Randy Gollinger, a veteran of the Iraq conflict who had lost a leg and an eye when his truck ran across an Improvised Explosive Device. He had been to a VA hospital, but had many medical issues yet unresolved. It seemed to me that the care provided by an over-worked, understaffed albeit well-meaning medical service had left him with an incomplete and “unfinished” feeling of being lost in life. Hope was fading. (more…)

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