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Anthony Torres

Anthony Torres served on active duty in the U.S. Army from 2002-2006, which included a yearlong deployment to Abu Ghraib Prison, Iraq where he provided mental health treatment to U.S. troops and Iraqi detainees. Following an honorable discharge he relocated to Miami, Florida to continue his education. He earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from Barry University in 2016. Anthony is a co-founder of The Combat Hippies, a collective of combat veteran performing artists who use spoken word poetry to raise awareness of veteran’s issues and promote Post-Traumatic Growth. 

Peace, Love, and Post-Traumatic Growth with the Combat Hippies
Essay

Peace, Love, and Post-Traumatic Growth with the Combat Hippies

6 March 2017

Anthony Torres writes about how making art with other veterans has shaped his life.