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US soldiers cope with post-combat stress

With number of army suicides on the rise, soldiers finding new ways to cope with trauma.

Last Modified: 21 Jul 2013 02:29
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In the United States, at least one member of the army commits suicide every day.

The number of veterans killing themselves is also on the rise.

The military is looking for ways to help those at risk, but one man from a famous military family thinks he may have an answer.

Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from South Hamilton, in the US state of Massachusetts.

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