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FEATURE REPORT

A knock at the door, then shock: When parents die at war

Much of the country grew weary of the longest war in U.S. history years ago. But for the hundreds of children who lost parents in Afghanistan, the conflict that began 26 days after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will never really end. Here are 14 portraits of the children of war, one for each year of a war that has claimed 2,351 U.S. servicemembers' lives since 2001.

 

Stars and Stripes examines the efforts by cities across the country to bring homelessness among veterans to an end.

 

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Ernie Gates, Stars and Stripes' ombudsman

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