Science & Health

The Warrior's Pen

Sharon Robino-West, a former Marine, is developing her writing skills to help her son.  He, too, is a Marine veteran who suffers from PTSD related to serving in the Afghanistan War.   Sharon is a student in the Warrior Writers Workshop (Lincoln), a program for active duty and military veterans.  The free workshop for members of the military and their families provides a safe environment where vets like Robino-West can explore their personal experience as they learn the art of writing fiction and nonfiction.  For some workshop participants, it may even help heal the quiet wounds of battle.

Jackie Sojico / Mike Tobias


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