03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Veterans Day Q&A: Five Iraq War Vets Return Home

Q: Has your view of the rest of the world changed as a result of your experiences?

LEE KELLEY: Yes, my war experience changed my view of the world. I empathize now with a country that I might never have visited. I have a better grasp of the chaos and horror of war, and I appreciate life much more than I did before I went.

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