Episode 58: Buy All The Things

Our guest is Stephanie Seldin Howard, director of

 

The Happy Hour welcomes the woman behind “The Weight of Honor,” a new documentary chronicling the lives of caregivers of wounded veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. We also catch up on the latest news from Military.com, including a Veterans Day discount announcement from Target.

Our guest is Stephanie Seldin Howard, director of "The Weight of Honor," a new documentary chronicling the lives of caregivers of wounded veterans.

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This Week’s Guest: Stephanie Seldin Howard, The Weight of Honor

Stephanie is the executive producer, director and writer for the documentary, “The Weight of Honor.” This film is the first comprehensive documentary to chronicle the lives of the caregivers and families of veterans who have been catastrophically wounded in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Our guest is Stephanie Seldin Howard, director of "The Weight of Honor," a new documentary chronicling the lives of caregivers of wounded veterans.

The film’s subjects are the spouses, parents and children who give a rare glimpse into their lives, as everyone grapples with finding a “new normal” after the devastating effects of combat-related injuries.

Filmed over 5 years, in many states, this journey reveals the thoughts and struggles of the caregivers tasked with the 24/7 care of once able-bodied and self-assured sons and husbands, but are now dependent on others.

Watch the movie, find a showing near you or request a screening on the film’s website and follow their social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

You can also request to host a screening by clicking here.

Our guest is Stephanie Seldin Howard, director of "The Weight of Honor," a new documentary chronicling the lives of caregivers of wounded veterans.
Gina was an elementary and middle school teacher before leaving to become a stay-at-home mom. In 2007, Allen was injured in Iraq when his Humvee hit an IED. Gina was thrust into caregiving, administering to her husband’s TBI and severe emotional wounds.

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Amy Brings the News from Military.com

This is NOT a drill – Target is offering a discount for Veterans Day

The 2018 proposed pay raise for service members is the largest since 2010

Your prescriptions are about to cost more

Jessica Tells Us What We Missed on Social Media

That feeling when you’re patiently waiting for deployment to end.

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