As a flight medic for the U.S. Army, April Burson was prepared for virtually every scenario on the front lines, but when
she encountered an American soldier wounded by an I.E.D. blast, it wasn't his physical injuries that puzzled her, but how to treat a troubling brain injury. So, she grabbed a pen and paper and did something unusual.
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“Home of the Brave” is a groundbreaking AOL video series that showcases courageous military men and women from World War II to Iraq and Afghanistan - from Emmy and Peabody-winning Executive Producer Shawn Efran.