03/19/2014 11:05 am ET Updated Mar 19, 2014

Moral Injury: The Recruits - The Huffington Post

Victoria Will

The recruits came at a trot down the Boulevard de France at the storied Marine Corps boot camp at Parris Island, S.C., shouting cadence from their precise parade ranks. Parents gathered on the sidewalks pressed forward, brandishing cameras and flags, yelling the names of the sons and daughters they hadn’t seen in three months.

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