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Coming Back with Wes Moore
Coming Back with Wes Moore

Coming Back with Wes Moore

Wes Moore's journey takes him into the personal lives of different soldiers.

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Episode 3: Moving Forward | Preview

The final episode explores the drive veterans often have of finding a new mission, to contribute, to be part of something bigger than themselves. Airs May 27 at 8pm ET.

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Episode 2: Fitting In | Preview

Explore the notion of identity, how it’s altered during deployment and altered again on return home. Wes explores the experience of coming back fundamentally changed by the experience of war, and the difficulty of fitting back in. Can you create a new life in your old world? Airs Tuesday, May 20 at 8pm ET. Check local listings.

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Taylor’s Dream

Taylor Urruela’s current dream, after he left the Army, is to play on the University of Tampa’s junior varsity baseball team. That is hard enough for any 28-year-old, let alone one who has lost a leg in combat.

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Stacy’s Recognition

Stacy Pearsall, a former combat photographer, has made it her goal to give recognition and visibility to her fellow veterans by taking their portrait as part of the Veterans Portrait Project.

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Brad’s Recurring Nightmare

Brad Farnesley is home from war, but stuck in a Warrior Transition Unit in Fort Knox, Kentucky, where the army sends soldiers deemed medically or psychologically unready for either duty or discharge. He is able to visit his family on weekends, but having to return every Sunday night is a struggle.

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Star’s Separation

Star Lopez serves as an Air Force JAG attorney at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, while struggling to stay connected with her husband and two-year-old daughter back home.

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Andy's Arrival

Andy Clark is a military contractor in Afghanistan. His wife Pam struggles back home to care for their autistic son. Andy arrives home after a long deployment, and it's an emotional reunion. Pam and their son CJ are overjoyed and together the three embark on a rare vacation. But it won’t be long until Andy has to leave again. Will the Clarks be able to make their long distance relationship work?

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Letrice’s Support

Letrice Titus gives much needed support to a veteran. Letrice is an Army behavioral health specialist working at the Canandaigua VA Hospital receiving calls from the VA Veterans Crisis Line.

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Earl's Misson

Earl Johnson was looking to find new meaning in his life when he returned from oversees, so he poured all of his energy into revitalizing The Oliver, a drug and crime-ridden neighborhood in Baltimore. However, his efforts take a toll on his relationship with his wife as he dedicates more and more time on his new mission.

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Extended Preview

Coming Back with Wes Moore tells the story of best-selling author and U.S. army veteran Wes Moore's search for answers to some of the most difficult questions facing veterans returning from war. Moore’s journey, spurred by the suicide of one of his oldest friends and a fellow officer, takes him into the personal lives of different soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate into society.

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Coming Back with Wes Moore | Preview

Coming Back with Wes Moore tells the story of best-selling author and U.S. army veteran Wes Moore's search for answers to some of the most difficult questions facing veterans returning from war. Moore’s journey, spurred by the suicide of one of his oldest friends and a fellow officer, takes him into the personal lives of different soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate into society. Airs 5/13.

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Bobby's Reflection

Bobby Henline reflects on his new identity after three years dealing with severe burns on 40 percent of his body when his Humvee was hit by an IED while serving in Iraq.

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Series Introduction

Coming Back with Wes Moore tells the story of Moore’s search for answers to some of the most difficult questions facing veterans returning from war. His journey, spurred by the suicide of one of his oldest friends and a fellow officer, takes him into the personal lives of different soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate into society, establish new identities and – for many – find a new mission.

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Chris’ New Patrol

Chris Phelan was able to take the skills he acquired while a Marine in Afghanistan and transfer them to a new career: an LAPD officer. During the day, he raises his daughter while his wife is serving at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. At night, he goes on patrol, doing much of what he did while at war.

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Tammy’s Rebuke

Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq war veteran and double amputee, rebukes a government contractor during a congressional hearing for using a football injury he received when playing for a military prep school as a means of obtaining a $500,000 IRS contract.

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