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StoryCorps Shorts: Tom's War

Special | 2m 25s

After being drafted in 1969, Tom Geerdes served as an Army medic in the 11th Armored Calvary in Vietnam and Cambodia.  Like many veterans, he returned home a changed man.  At StoryCorps, Tom shared his long journey toward healing with his daughter, Hannah Campbell.

Aired: 09/17/17

Expires: 09/16/21

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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