While the DREAM Act has inspired bold activism led by educators and students, its status as a pillar of the immigration reform movement may be somewhat undercut by the taint of the military recruitment machine.
There is an intensity of seeing young soldiers on stretchers being stacked on racks in the belly of what looks like a flying warehouse. What I didn't expect was how valuable simply saying thank you was.
The Army reported that suicides are yet again at an all time high. This isn't to say every soldier deployed frequently and for long periods will kill him or herself. But there's a "significant link" for many of those who do.