Iraq's wounded veterans learn to live with new disabilities
23 December 2006
Agence France Presse
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WASHINGTON, Dec 23, 2006 (AFP) -
Daniel Alderman keeps telling himself it could be worse as he learns to live with his new artificial limb at the hospital in Washington that tends to maimed US soldiers from Iraq.
"It could always be worse, you could be in Arlington, you know what I mean?," he tells a visitor, referring to the national cemetery outside the US capital.