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The Brian Lehrer Show | Remembering Those We Lost

Host Brian Lehrer and guest Joanne Steen take calls and answer questions from family and friends who have lost a loved one in the Iraq or Afghanistan War.

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OpEd June 6, 2011 | What Normandy taught me about Ground Zero, by Joanne Steen

It was September 12, 2002, just a year and a day after the attacks on America, and I was in northern France, in the province of Normandy. The Greatest Generation recognized Normandy by other names – Omaha, Utah, Gold, Sword and Juneau – beaches where the Allied invasion of Europe was launched on June 6, 1944, better known to the world as D-Day.

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NYT | Military Kin Struggle with Loss and a Windfall

In this informative article by reporter Lisa Foderaro, Joanne Steen discusses the emotional and financial concerns surviving families contend with.

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NYT | Old Enough to Ask how Dad Died at War

In this poignant article, reporter Lisa Foderaro, with insight from Joanne Steen, delves into the world of the kids who were too young to remember when Daddy went off to war.

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“Talk of the Nation” Host interviews co-authors Steen and Asaro

NPR “Talk of the Nation” host Neal Conan interviews authors Joanne Steen and Regina Asaro as they discuss their work helping a new generation of military widows cope with their losses and face the future.

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