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Veterans Die After Being Placed On VA Hospital's Secret Waiting List: Report

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An evening sunset casts the shadows of Kyle Fletcher, left, and John Huffstetler, right, onto the East Coast Memorial, inscribed with the names of World War II veterans, in New York, Friday Nov. 10, 2006. Fletcher, from Pikeville, Ky., and Huffstetler, from Mount Vernon, Texas, both midshipmen at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., toured the site while visiting with more than one hundred fellow midshipman on a training mission to the city for the Veterans Day weekend. The memorial was dedicat | ASSOCIATED PRESS

At least 40 U.S. veterans died waiting for appointments at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system, many of whom were placed on a secret waiting list.

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