07/29/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Iraq Soldier's Mother Talks About Son's Suicide (VIDEO)

A Veterans Affairs emailed leaked to the public reported that an estimated 1,000 suicides attempts per month were being reported at VA medical facilities by Veterans. After tours of duty in Iraq and earning countless awards, life went terribly wrong for Marine Corporal James Jenkins. In the aftermath of his suicide, Cynthia Fleming, his mother gives us a portrait of her oldest son.

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