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Negotiating a World of Hurt

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The sheer numbers of wounded veterans of World War II exacerbated 
partisan controversy over expansion of their disability rights.
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What is pain? In one sense it is a useful phenomenon. It tells us to stop putting pressure on a joint during exercise or to get some fast medical attention for a burst appendix. Pain is experienced by the individual. No one else can "feel your...

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