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South Dakota Coordinator Information

South Dakota Coordinator Information

Augustana College – Sheryl Feinstein or Becky Fiala, Education Department – 605.274.5211 – or

Dakota Wesleyan University – Rene Pruitt, Education Department – 605.995.2634 –

University of South Dakota – Karl Reasoner or Kate Sandy, Center for Academic Engagement – 605.677.6398 – or


This isn’t a story about war, about the wounds—both visible and invisible—that soldiers are left to carry after war, or the trauma that goes hand in hand with being a soldier.  You won’t find details of battle or unsettling imagery in this tale.  This story is about strength and determination beyond the experience of war; this story embodies the power of self-identity as a veteran.  It’s a story of integrating the person that you once were with the person you are now...