PBS NewsHour

Veterans Shred Uniforms to Create 'Combat Paper' Artwork

Clip: 04/30/2012 | 8m 22s

In 2007, a returning Iraq war veteran, trying to make sense of his experience, cut up his uniform to make paper from its fibers. Five years later, the Combat Paper Project has found a home in New Jersey. Hoping to reconcile the good and the bad of lives spent at war, four veterans reflect on this therapeutic and artistic outlet.

Aired: 04/30/12

Rating: NR

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