In his second inaugural address, Abraham Lincoln called upon Americans "to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan ..." These words have proven so influential that the Department of Veterans Affairs has adopted them as its motto. But how well have we as a nation risen to this call? [excerpt]
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Fee, Christopher, R. "Commentary: Battles Won, But War on Vet Homelessness Continues." Philly.com (November 11, 2016).
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