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Alive Day Memories

A documentary about lives almost lost in Iraq.

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"Alive day" is the phrase veterans use for the day they were nearly killed in war. In this documentary, James Gandolfini talks to ten soldiers and Marines deployed to Iraq about their near death experiences. The trailer made us cry.

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