Monday, July 18, 2011
"Coming Together to Fight for a Troubled Veteran" by Erica Goode - NYTimes.com
A touching story from the front page of the Times. This ex-Marine basically tried to commit suicide by cop a while back, and could have gone to jail for a long time, but the cop he attacked, and his case judge and his lawyer figured out a way to get him the psychological help he needs instead of just giving him hard time. Now they're using his case as the legal framework to help out the thousands of GI's suffering from PTSD who are coming home by the plane load. Pretty cool.