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General's battle with PTSD leads him to the brink

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SYDNEY (AP) — In the exploding hell of battle, a single hand poked through the earth. John Cantwell could see the ridges and calluses of the skin, and the pile of desert sand that had swallowed the rest of the Iraqi soldier. The troops Cantwell was fighting alongside in the Gulf War had used bulldozing tanks to bury the man alive. This hand — so jarringly human amid the cold mechanics of bombs...

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