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Nov. 10, 2023: ‘Donut Dollies’ helped troops escape realities of war; Changing lives through ‘Hard Miles’

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Courtesy Teri Hermans
Teri Hermans, center, plays board games with American GIs at a Red Cross center at Cam Ranh AIr Force Base, Vietnam, in 1970.

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Their service went largely unnoticed through three wars, but national recognition may be coming. For Veterans Days, we share the story of the women known as “The Donut Dollies.” Then, we revisit the harrowing mission of the Misty Experiment. And the new film "Hard Miles" shows how bicycling helped break the cycle for at-risk youth.