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Veterans of War
Veterans of Peace

Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace
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PAUL OCAMPO
I graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a B.A. in English literature in 2002. Maxine Hong Kingston was my professor in creative writing. My short stories and other writing projects deal with the theme of the struggle against disembodiment of identity and voice. I recently joined the Veteran Writers Group led by Maxine and have witnessed how writing and sharing stories can achieve peace. I am a veteran of peace, and it is in this spirit that I wrote the short story “Butterfly.”