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NPR: Professor Discusses “When a Child Comes Home From War”

NPR: Professors Discusses on "When a Child Comes Home From War"

Miranda Worthen

Posted by NPR Nov. 12, 2012.

Assistant Professor of Health Science Miranda Worthen served as a guest on “Talk of the Nation” to discuss her 2012 study of veterans living with parents after deployment. In an introduction to the show’s transcript, NPR writes “since 2001, more than 1.9 million sons and daughters have been deployed to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan. For many young veterans, homecoming can be a time of mixed emotions and changing family dynamics after a life-changing experience at war.” Worthen addressed questions from guests and callers who were veterans, encouraging families, particularly for single soldiers, to act on the “incredible opportunity that they have to support their young veterans who are coming back.”  Listen to the entire show or read the transcript.