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A Veteran and His Mother on the Challenges of Homecoming


Marine Alex Hohl with his mother Patricia Hohl in Framingham MA. (Photo: Marco Werman)

Alex Hohl came back to his family home in Framingham, Massachusetts, last Saturday, from his second tour in Afghanistan with the Marines.

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"It's incredible, it's something you can't describe," he says.

He also shares his thoughts and feelings about his fallen buddies.

His mother, Patricia Hohl, is happy, too, but concerned.

"My husband and I are only just realizing, after this more dangerous tour, just how much support we're going to have to give him. Alex hides things well."