Afghanistan Veteran and Peace Activist Performs Original Song, “Soldier’s Heart”The Veterans Site
After witnessing the Afghanistan war firsthand, veteran Jacob George became a peace activist and an opponent of the war by co-founding the Afghan Veterans Against the War Committee of the Iraq Veterans Against the War movement. An accomplished musician, he conveyed his music through original songs — like the one found below — that he performed across the country as he toured on his campaign called “A Ride Till the End.” Sadly, the end came too early when PTSD caused Jacob to end his own life at the young age of 32.
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