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Meet Taryn
Taryn Davis created the American Widow Project, which has provided support to more than 900 military widows since 2007.
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The story behind the Hero
Taryn Davis says she felt lost and isolated after burying her husband, a 22-year-old Army corporal killed in Iraq four years ago. Full story | Video Video
Get involved
Want to get involved? Check out the American Widow Project and see how to help. Get involved | Support the cause
Exploring the issue
It's not just widows who need support. The changing landscape of the U.S. military has created a tiny fraternity of men: the widowers of war. Full story