Jeffrey Lucey's 'Death Of A Marine'

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In the New York Times article Death of a Marine, Bob Herbert discloses a story regarding a young man who participated in the Marines. Jeffrey Lucey of Massachusetts enlisted in the army instead of going to college. Despite his parents’ disapproval, he still joined. When Jeffery turned 22, his unit was one of the first to mobilize in the Iraq War. The damage that impacted Jeffery in Iraq included, explosions “just short of blowing out your eardrums”, damaged nerves, nightmare hallucinations and above all else, PTSD. Jeffery’s parents are dealing with his death by revealing the gruesome and tragic death in this article and joining the antiwar organization, Military Families Speak Out. I personally believe that Jeffery losing his life was

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