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Wounded Warriors

Soldiers and Artists

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Soldiers and Artists

Specialist Joe Zabinski mixes his paints to make a touch-up on his work. While the class only meets once a week, some soldiers work on their own projects at home. Nguyen says some of the soldiers have gotten so enthusiastic about their new-found talents that they email her their work to look at outside of class.