1,892 Veterans Have Killed Themselves Since January 1

March 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM Leave a comment

Military Cemetery via Wikipedia Commons

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This is absolutely shocking:

Volunteers in dark green hooded sweatshirts spread out across the National Mall on Thursday, planting 1,892 small American flags in the grass between the Washington Monument and the Capitol. Each flag represented a veteran who had committed suicide since Jan. 1, a figure that amounts to 22 deaths each day.

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