Friday, March 30, 2007

Minnesota Veteran Suicides

Just ponder these numbers.

13 Minnesota Veterans (under 30) have committed suicide since 2003.

93 Iraq War Veterans have committed suicide since May 2003.

1 in 5 suicides nationwide are committed by a Veteran.

It's reported that more than 250,000 Vietnam Era Veterans have committed suicide.

Anyone ever been to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington? The monument itself is beyond powerful.

Imagine it being more than 4 times it's size, accounting for the suicides of Vietnam Veterans.

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