Human Parts
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Human Parts

The Day I Stopped Believing in American Democracy

As a veteran, I’ve realized the country I fought for is no longer a democracy — but something far more sinister

Staff Sergeant Stehval* had an alleged 56 kills.

His room was no more than 75 square feet, complete with white concrete walls, peeling and faded from the Iraqi sun…



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Benjamin Sledge

Award winning author | Combat wounded veteran | Mental health specialist | Former geopol intel | My new book available now: