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Global Journalist: From Kansas City To Kabul, The Aftermath Of The Afghanistan War Lingers

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From left: Afghanistan War veterans John Seesengood, Latavia Gibson, and Shawn Lee speak with Global Journalist about their experiences fighting in the longest war in the history of the United States.

As the U.S. finished its formal withdrawal from Afghanistan last month, many expressed outrage as the country fell quickly to Taliban forces. For the 20th anniversary 9/11, Global Journalist's Sean Brynda spoke with three veterans in Missouri and journalists around the world to look back on the war's impact at home.

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Trevor Hook is a reporter, producer and morning anchor for KBIA 91.3 born and raised in New Franklin, Missouri. He graduated from the University of Missouri with both a Master's degree in Audio Journalism in 2020 and a Bachelor's degree in Convergence Journalism in 2018.