Katie Couric's Notebook: Road To Recovery

At 23, Nancy Kules was a newlywed with her whole life ahead of her. On November 27, 2005, life changed.

The phone rang, and words came flying at her. IED. Leg. Arm. Coma.

She describes not knowing what to do with all that information, but the bottom line was that her husband Ryan was badly injured in Iraq.

The story gets repeated far too many times. Nearly 33,000 men and women have been injured in Iraq and Afghanistan. Thousands more suffer from invisible wounds like PTSD.

The wounded warrior needs help to heal, but so do caregivers like Nancy.

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