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Hunting and fishing trips help wounded veterans recover physically, emotionally

7:36 PM, May 18, 2013
From left: Joel DeBoer and Josh Huber hold up a crappie while Joe Szarkowitz looks on at a Kronenwetter house as they prepare for their fishing trip on Saturday afternoon. The fish was caught early Saturday morning.
From left: Joel DeBoer and Josh Huber hold up a crappie while Joe Szarkowitz looks on at a Kronenwetter house as they prepare for their fishing trip on Saturday afternoon. The fish was caught early Saturday morning.
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Matt Tennessen was nearly killed in Afghanistan on Easter Sunday in 2008.

He was a sergeant in the the 951st Sapper Company, a Wisconsin National Guard unit based in Rhinelander and Tomahawk that cleared roads and other areas of unexploded ordnance, often in front of other units. An improvised explosive device - IED - went off "and knocked me out. A bit later, when I came back, I was literally dazed and confused, just like the movie," the 34-year-old Kaukauna man said.

Tennessen wasn't hit by shrapnel, but a shock wave from the explosions left him with a traumatic brain injury and lingering ...

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