In honor of Veteran’s Day on November 11th, read Bob Crimmins’s inspirational story on rehabilitating veterans back into to society, which can be found in Senior Magazine. This article focuses on Dragon Naturally Speaking Software, which allows paralyzed veterans to utter commands to their computer verbally, rather than type them out. This software makes it easier for these veterans to open emails and other programs, making computers easy-to-use.

Crimmins’s article also features the stories of several U.S. veterans in their own words, including how they came to be injured and how Dragon Naturally Speaking Software has helped them with technology. In addition, Andre Gallo, a former employee of the CIA and veteran of “several coups, a war and a revolution, discusses his experience with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).

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