• Meet Telling: Southwest Veteran Joseph Cofield

    Meet Telling: Southwest Veteran Joseph Cofield The Florida Humanities Council partners with The Telling Project, a national effort to bring veterans’ stories of military service to local communities. “Telling: Southwest Florida” features four veterans from the Army and Marine Corps. Each week, we will tell you a little more about

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  • Meet Telling: Southwest Veteran Timothy Durham

    Meet Telling: Southwest Veteran Timothy Durham The Florida Humanities Council partners with The Telling Project, a national effort to bring veterans’ stories of military service to local communities. “Telling: Southwest Florida” features five veterans from the Army and Marine Corps. Three performances will occur at the end of the month

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  • Meet Telling: Southwest Veteran Jason Calabrese

    Meet Telling: Southwest Veteran Jason Calabrese Below is one of the poems Jason wrote about his military experience. The Shores and Shoals of Iraq From Baghdad’s straights to Port Fallujah, the tides of the past have receded back and Democracies’ setting sail to the Shores and shoals inside of Iraq.

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  • After War: Surviving at Home

    Scott Owens served nearly nine years as an infantryman with the Army’s famed 101st Airborne Division, including two tours in Iraq. Injured during a fire fight, he lives with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and PTSD. The Winter Haven resident has worked as an advocate for veterans’ issues and is a

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