"World of Hurt"
When a grunt screamed "Medic!," blood spurting from a perforation in his anatomy, he was in a world of hurt. When he collected the bodies of slain comrades, when he learned that the blackened body in the body bag was that of his best friend, he was in a world of hurt. When he got the letter telling him that his girl had gone, that she didn't care if he ever came home, he was in a world of hurt.
For troops in Vietnam, spiritual desolition and emotional despair could be as scarring as physical injuries. And for many, their world of hurt—spiritual, emotional, physical—has lingered long after their return to "the World "____________________