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MA Family Sues VA

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The family of marine and Iraq war veteran Jeffrey Lucey filed a federal lawsuit yesterday in Springfield against the Veterans Administration.

Following Lucey's return home to Belchertown from Iraq, his family alleges the VA denied him mental health treatment. Shortly thereafter he committed suicide. Jeffrey Lucey was 23. His father, Kevin Lucey joins WBUR's Bob Oakes to talk about his son and the family's lawsuit.

This program aired on July 27, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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