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Impact of War: May 9, 2010 - May 15, 2010

Next steps toward a repeal of 'Don't ask, don't tell'

After 17 years of waiting and more than 13,000 discharges of gay troops, the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" finally seems to be within reach. President Obama said in his State of the Union address that repealing the law...

By Aaron Belkin  |  May 12, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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Promises a Marine widow cannot bear to hear

Rachel Porto, 23, is the widow of Marine Corps Cpl. Jonathan D. Porto, 26, who was killed in Afghanistan on March 14. Together they have a three-month-old daughter, Ariana. Rachel, a native of Aberdeen, Md., graduated from the University...

By Rachel Porto  |  May 10, 2010; 9:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
 
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