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I yes there America's hidden heroes when our soldiers come back with -- war injuries there are millions to take care of them.
Those people rarely get recognized in till now sometimes -- got to quit their jobs give up everything else to support their families joining us right now to explain.
His former US senator Elizabeth Dole senator welcome back thanks so much to -- to be with you so you're looking to care for military families who have who -- in such need right now you identifying.
Well yes indeed -- He.
Let me give you an example we -- and to increase the support.
And that he really couldn't.
Raise awareness of the problems and these families.
Military and -- caregivers.
Who -- really.
They're not known what they're dealing with.
I'd take a bond and Thompson and her husband.
Anthony he came back from the war.
With a lot of -- injuries brain injuries.
And he's he is wheelchair being owned.
She has to feed him dress him take care of all of the daily acts of living.
He is non communicative.
And she said she remembered when his officer called Hussein bit had there was -- The difficulty.
He said mrs.
I have some news about your husband and she said that's all I could remember just those words and she thought -- -- them forever.
Little bit -- note that I really had lost -- forever and she keeps hoping that things are gonna get better and that she'll be able to 22.
See more often come back.
But does she said you know this may be his.
Been through cancer and realize that horrendous and what you're saying senators too so -- did the wife has to give up whatever job -- -- got -- -- -- closer to the husband to get his medical care is how do you work -- do you find it and you say here is that here's the situation with the right with the hurt.
She gave up her high school jobs -- a teacher of Spanish out in California.
Gave up that job to be home full time and taking care of Anthony.
And if there we -- as many as one point one million caregivers Rand Corp.
has told us.
We're looking after -- You can wounded warriors who have some maybe not as serious as -- is Anthony's.
But some form of fun of difficulty multiple -- -- I injuries senator and which -- -- is go to Elizabeth Dole Foundation got to work Brian because Rand Corp.
is doing a comprehensive study and what the first ever first ever intensive study of the needs and now we're gonna get a final because you guys -- financing it so go there.
How about the senator Elizabeth Dole Foundation -- or to identify the problems we can attack the problem yes needs assessment and environmental -- of what's out there.
Look at what where the champs -- And then an agenda for how we can bring together the nonprofits the private sector and all -- government.
To plan a national strategy because this is the societal problem senator thanks so much -- come Iowa's great to see it ketchup too great to see you Brian -- -- -- all right.
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