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Friday, February 22, 2013

'I'm a monster': Some veterans carry 'moral injuries' of guilt

Former Marine Capt. Timothy Kudo walks among civilians carrying a burden of guilt most Americans don't want to share. A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Kudo thinks of himself as a killer. "I can't forgive myself ... and the people who can forgive me are dead," he says.