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'Vets court' helps Minnesota veterans make the most of second chances

Program offers troubled veterans a chance to rectify their mistakes

Tony Miller quit a factory job in 2005 to join the Army.

"In Iraq, our team had the latitude to do a lot of violent things," said Miller, who served two tours. "I thrived in that environment. Then we were turned back into society. And you can't do that in civilian society.''

Miller, 40, was headed for trouble in the Twin Cities after his military service. He sold drugs. And it gave him the same rush as combat.


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