March 27, 2012


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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki opens the 26th annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass Village, Colo., encouraging participants to apply the lessons they learn to continue their rehabilitation, March 25, 2012.

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