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review Blood Brothers Among the Soldiers of Ward 57 Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB free read Blood Brothers Among the Soldiers of Ward 57 D reached down to take it in his hand Then everything went black Weisskopf lost his hand and was sent to Ward 57 at Walter Reed Medical Center the wing reserved for amputees There he met soldiers Pete Damon Luis Rodriguez and Bobby Isaacs alongside whom he navigated the bewildering process of recovery and began reconciling life before that day in Baghdad with everyth. 45 starsThis was an interesting memoirbiography about four men who lost limbs due to the war in Ira Author Weisskopf was a journalist temporarily in Ira when he received the injury that caused the loss of his right hand The other three men in the book were soldiers who around the same time but caught in different battles lost arms or legs All four end up together in Walter Reed Medical Center s Ward 57 where military amputees are treated and rehabbedThe book covers the physical pain especially of phantom limb syndrome the adjustment to the technology of artificial limbs and the emotional distress of a changing sense of power and self image Further Weisskopf grapples with whether his action which saved the lives of others was actually heroic as others claim or purely instinctual Meanwhile one of the other men agonizes over whether he himself was responsible for the accident that caused the loss of his arms and killed a fellow soldierAs a journalist Weisskopf does a good job of reporting and fact checking and interesting tidbits are scattered throughout the book For example battlefield medicine during the Ira war saved many lives than it had in the past but created a multitude of amputees this in turn boosted the technology for smarter artificial limbs Another appeal of Weisskopf s reporting is that he stays fairly even handed about the war and President Bush Even though Weisskopf was not in general a supporter of the Ira war or Bush he also presents the soldiers divergent point of viewThe author offers up a few glimmers of humor involving his new smart artificial hand one anecdote about stopping traffic while driving and one mishap while attempting to tie a necktie All in all a well written book about a potentially difficult topic A daddy for Christmas reached down to take it in his hand Then everything went black Weisskopf lost his hand and was sent to Ward 57 at Walter Reed Medical Center the wing Banned in Britain reserved for amputees There he met soldiers Pete Damon Luis Rodriguez and Bobby Isaacs alongside whom he navigated the bewildering process of Hour of the Beast recovery and began Dictionary Of Dreams reconciling life before that day in Baghdad with everyth. 45 starsThis was an interesting memoirbiography about four men who lost limbs due to the war in Ira Author Weisskopf was a journalist temporarily in Ira when he The Love of a Latino received the injury that caused the loss of his Other Days Other Eyes right hand The other three men in the book were soldiers who around the same time but caught in different battles lost arms or legs All four end up together in Walter Reed Medical Center s Ward 57 where military amputees are treated and Deception Island rehabbedThe book covers the physical pain especially of phantom limb syndrome the adjustment to the technology of artificial limbs and the emotional distress of a changing sense of power and self image Further Weisskopf grapples with whether his action which saved the lives of others was actually heroic as others claim or purely instinctual Meanwhile one of the other men agonizes over whether he himself was The Family The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power responsible for the accident that caused the loss of his arms and killed a fellow soldierAs a journalist Weisskopf does a good job of The First Partition of Poland reporting and fact checking and interesting tidbits are scattered throughout the book For example battlefield medicine during the Ira war saved many lives than it had in the past but created a multitude of amputees this in turn boosted the technology for smarter artificial limbs Another appeal of Weisskopf s The Hero of Varay Varyan Memoir reporting is that he stays fairly even handed about the war and President Bush Even though Weisskopf was not in general a supporter of the Ira war or Bush he also presents the soldiers divergent point of viewThe author offers up a few glimmers of humor involving his new smart artificial hand one anecdote about stopping traffic while driving and one mishap while attempting to tie a necktie All in all a well written book about a potentially difficult topic

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review Blood Brothers Among the Soldiers of Ward 57 Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB free read Blood Brothers Among the Soldiers of Ward 57 Ing that would follow his release Blood Brothers is the story of this difficult passage—a story that begins with healthy men heading off to war and continues through the months in Ward 57 as they prepare for a different life than the one they left A chronicle of devastation and recovery this is a deeply affecting portrait of the private aftermath of combat casualtie. An inside look at the aftermath psychologically emotionally spiritually and physically of soldiers who sacrificed life and limb in the war Interesting point of view from a US reporter who was imbedded in the war and injured while riding with soldiers He tells his story as well as others from injury through the rehabrecovery process As a therapist it was cool to read about what our patients might really think about us and the impact we have on their recovery

  • Paperback
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  • Blood Brothers Among the Soldiers of Ward 57
  • Michael Weisskopf
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  • 24 January 2019
  • 9781616801298