A FAMILY AT WAR

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Soldier wearing sunglasses, a desert camouflage shirt, pants and hat stands casually, smiling at the camera Stone memorial wall engraving reads:  “1991: D P Tillare ‘88” and M N Manns Jr. ‘90” and “2003 J J Kaylor ‘01” Graveyard scene: a woman lays flowers on a large wooden coffin; there are soldiers in dress uniform in the background
When one American military family loses their son in the Iraq war, 
their lives—and views—are irrevocably changed. Although they share a devastating sense of loss, the war continues at home where family members feel differently about the conflict that claimed Jeff Kaylor’s life. 

A FAMILY AT WAR puts a human face on the stories of loss and sacrifice playing out in American communities from coast to coast.
The Film | Grief and Politics | Families Speak Out | Filmmaker Bio | Filmmaker Q&A | Learn More | Talkback | Site Credits

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