Coming Home

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The Families

The Martins

The military families featured in this program demonstrate hope, courage and strength. Learn more about them.

Queen Latifah, John Mayer, Rosita, and Elmo

This primetime special, presented by Sesame Workshop and featuring Queen Latifah and John Mayer, tells the stories of service members returning home with injuries — both visible and invisible — and explores the heroic struggles their families face on the path to finding a "new normal." Find out more. »

See answers to viewers' questions from Dr. Jeanette Betancourt, Sesame Workshop's VP for Outreach and Educational Practices. Go to PBS Engage.

Tips for Parents

Sam and his family

Homecomings: Together Again

A loved one's return home can be a joyful, yet challenging time. Explore ways to make the reunion go as smoothly as possible. More. »

People playing checkers

Changes: "The New Normal"

Many returning service members struggle with physical and/or emotional injuries that impact the entire family. Learn how to stay connected — and hopeful. More. »

Rosita with kids

Signs of Stress

With a parent's injuries come many ups and downs. Find out if your child needs help handling the changes.More. »

Activities from PBS KIDS

Help your child express his feelings with these activities from PBS KIDS. More. »

Other Resources

Check out the many programs and organizations that help military families. More. »

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