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Oh so heartbreaking to hear of the suicide - or death from moral injuries - of Jacob George, 32-year-old farmer, musician, activist and veteran of three tours of Afghanistan who came home shattered by post-traumatic horror he insisted was not a disorder but a basic human response to the inhumanity of war. George fought hard to heal - riding his bike 8,000 miles to sing and speak, seeking peace with comrades and Afghans, and on his best day hurling medals back to the generals who broke him.