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Speaking Up: Life after Military Service for N.H. Vets


In the past few months, the Manchester VA Medical Center met with scandal, disaster, and a full helping of public outcry. Today on Word of Mouth, NHPR's Peter Biello looks back on the summer's news and tells the story of one woman's effort to improve hospital facilities for survivors of military sexual trauma. 

Also on this week's episode, New Hampshire remains the only state in the country without a law requiring adults to wear seat belts, and we investigate why. 

  • A recap of recent news from the Manchester VA Medical Center with NHPR's Peter Biello, and the story of a military sexual trauma survivor. 
  • You Asked, We Answered: Why Doesn't New Hampshire Have a Seat Belt Law?
  • A conversation with Ghost of Paul Revere, a "holler folk" quartet from Portland. 

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