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Part 1: A hero in Iraq faces eviction in Tustin

10 Years of War: A decade of war has created unique challenges for our newest veterans. And other Americans can't support themselves, much less the troops.

Published: Aug. 19, 2011 Updated: Aug. 26, 2011 3:08 p.m.

Editor's note: We are approaching two 10-year anniversaries. Sept. 11 we all remember. But Oct. 7 we seem to have forgotten. It marks 10 years of war: first in Afghanistan, then in Iraq – longer than any time in U.S. history. More than 6,200 dead. More than 45,000 wounded. Over four Sundays, the Orange County Register will tell the story of the more than 2 million troops who've fought in these wars. As we commemorate the anniversaries of Sept. 11 and Oct. 7, let us, as a nation, seek to understand the sacrifices made as a result of them.

It's been a humiliating morning for James Hassell.

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