Saturday, February 13, 2016

Take a Message

Sobering reminder of the war at home.

Take a Message


Had the occasion to call the local VA Center today and gulped at the sober reminder of the war at home -- courtesy of the automated greeting on the other end of the phone.

Thank you for calling the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

If this is a medical emergency, please hang up and dial 911. To reach the Suicide Prevention Hotline, please hang up and dial, 1-800-273-8255.

- Monica Yant Kinney

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