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BODY OF WAR
Tomas and Nathan Young
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March 21, 2008

Bill Moyers interviews former talk show host Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro on the true cost of war and their documentary, BODY OF WAR, depicting the moving story of one veteran dealing with the aftermath of war. With extensive excerpts from the film, the filmmakers talk about Iraq war veteran Tomas Young who was shot and paralyzed less than a week into his tour of duty. Three years in the making, BODY OF WAR tells the poignant tale of the young manís journey from joining the service after 9/11 to fight in Afghanistan, to living with devastating wounds after being deployed to Iraq instead.

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Tomas Young worked with musician Eddie Vedder on an album to accompany BODY OF WAR.

Visit the Web site for the album and then head over to the blog to tell us about your favorite protest songs.

Published on March 21, 2008.

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References and Reading:
BODY OF WAR
The official site for the documentary includes behind-the-scenes photos, video and a listing of showings in the U.S.

BODY OF WAR Music
Listen to selections from the BODY OF WAR soundtrack.

>Additional Internet Resources for veterans and their families

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BODY OF WAR
Enter the story of Iraq war veteran Tomas Young who was shot and paralyzed less than a week into his tour of duty. Three years in the making, BODY OF WAR tells the poignant tale of the young man's journey from joining the service after 9/11 to fight in Afghanistan, to living with devastating wounds after being deployed to Iraq instead.

PHIL DONAHUE AND ELLEN SPIRO
Bill Moyers interviews former talk show host Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro on the true cost of war and their documentary, BODY OF WAR, depicting the moving story of one veteran dealing with the aftermath of war.

>Read a Q & A with filmmaker Ellen Spiro

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