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The Call to Serve: Stories of Sacrifice, War and the Way Home

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The ripple effects of war are intense and wide-ranging, impacting soldiers, medical personnel, family members and refugees. The experience forever changes the shape of their lives. For decades, Twin Cities PBS has been committed to sharing the stories of Minnesotans who heeded the “call to serve.” This collection is generously funded by the Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation.
The ripple effects of war are intense and wide-ranging, impacting soldiers, medical personnel, family members and refugees. The experience forever changes the shape of their lives. For decades, Twin Cities PBS has been committed to sharing the stories of Minnesotans who heeded the “call to serve.” This collection is generously funded by the Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation.

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Poet Ka Vang

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