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Young had served in Iraq in 2004 after enlisting in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. Five days into his service, a bullet severed
Young was paralyzed in 2004 shortly after arriving in Iraq. He went on to become one of the nation's most prominent antiwar U.S. veterans speaking out against the invasion and occupation of Iraq.
We've just heard that Iraq war veteran Tomas Young, one of the first vets to publicly oppose the war, has died at the age of 34. Young was featured in Body of War, a documentary by Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro that was featured on Bill Moyers Journal in March 2008.
Earlier this month, Young again returned to Skype to address "Body of War" viewers, giving a different message than the one
"This way, instead of committing the conventional suicide and I am out of the picture, people have a way to stop by or call
Watch Young's comments on military service: Young went on to explain that his passing would be brought about simply by rejecting
Iraq War veteran Tomas Young told HuffPost Live Thursday that despite being an outspoken anti-war activist critical of the
Iraq war veteran Tomas Young joins HuffPost Live to talk about what kind of advice he'd give to a young person who was thinking about joining the military.
Iraq war veteran Tomas Young joins Alicia and Marc to discuss his own death.