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G.I. joe: Veterans-turned-baristas serve a strong brew

The Los Angeles Times, 16 November 2009
Publié le : 16 novembre 2009
 Kim Murphy 
"Reporting from Lakewood, Wash. - For an Army weary from war, they offer tea and sympathy -- along with double tall lattes, caramel macchiatos and leads on civilian jobs. At Coffee Strong, outside the gates of the sprawling Ft. Lewis Army base, the brew is served up by veterans and comes with a shot of solidarity. ""There's no way you can spend five years of your life being deployed in Iraq and be a normal human being when you come back to the United States. You're pretty far gone by that time," Seth Manzel, who spent two years in Iraq with the Army's 1st Stryker Brigade, said as he poured free drinks Wednesday in honor of Veterans Day. "We wanted to get involved in something that would help."" Read on...
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