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StoryCorps Shorts: Tom's War

Special | 2m 25s Video has closed captioning.

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

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