Discrimination In Military Veterans

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Being a type of military veteran with non-visible injuries I have been looked at like there is nothing wrong with me and turned away by doctors who could not figure out why veterans are in so much pain. Many veterans are discriminated against because of their age and years in service, they (and I) have had to endure pain for a longer period of time. For example, I have been dealing with severe back pain since 2010, however, because of my age and the fact I do not look like or show how much pain I really am in; the Veterans Affairs (VA) doctors refused to give me the treatment that I need. This type of discrimination due to outward appearance, not only affects veterans, but also making them feel isolated, just like many others such as the author
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