“War Literature” Course Helps Veterans’ Transition

“It says, ‘War makes you dead.’ So, that I found very interesting because it’s not, and I wasn’t thinking the actually dead. I was thinking about coming home mentally dead. Dead to the world,” said Peter James Biddiscombe, a specialist at the U.S. Army Reserves.

Biddiscombe is a nursing major at Bergen Community College but it’s his English class that’s aiding his recovery. He suffered two IED explosions while serving with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.

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