Michael Rhoads’ Long Road Home

An injured Marine stuck inside Walter Reed yearns for the action of Afghanistan.

About the Artist: Hailing from Biloxi, Mississippi, Jess Ruliffson is a nonfiction cartoonist working in Brooklyn, NY. She is currently working on a comic based on interviews with veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. As a member of the Joe Bonham Project, she has traveled to Walter Reed, documenting the experiences of returning veterans wounded in combat. See more of her work at http://callingthedog.blogspot.com.

This story was created in partnership between The Wilson Quarterly and Narratively

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