Ohio Yard Display Calls Attention to Veteran Suicides

Styrofoam tombstones represent U.S. military veterans who take their own lives daily.
0:59 | 10/15/13

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It is the season for fake and scary Halloween displays but the message being sent from one -- in Ohio art. Is all too real. There are 22 styrofoam and spray -- it tombstones and Brian -- front yard. And they represent the number of US military veterans from different wars who commit suicide every day. Bowman himself -- the National Guard. Considered it his duty to raise awareness. This growing problem alarming that the rates are increasing even though there's -- focus on assisting the veterans to display. Is getting attention online Bowman is making 22 similar markers for a woman in Virginia. Whose military son committed suicide. These are the ones who actually spot for our country these are the ones who are actually they've put their lives on the line and for our country and now they're taking their own. One tombstone as the phone number for a veterans suicide house.

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