Chong Lee, of Wausau, Wis., lost his arm when he was just a boy when mortar shells rained down on his backyard in Laos in 1968.

After years in a refugee camp, his family migrated to Wisconsin, he learned to speak English, and for the last few years he’s worked as a janitor at Wausau East High School.

He has a prosthetic arm, but it’s too heavy and uncomfortable, so he works with just one arm. Read more

There should be an alternative for a veteran with PTSD than a cell. But when Joe Serna, 41, a former Special Forces member who has been awarded three Purple Hearts, appeared in a court, North Carolina District Court Judge Lou Olivera didn’t have a lot of choice when Serna admitted he lied about a recent urine test. He sentenced him to a day in jail.
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