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We hope you enjoyed yesterday’s clip from The Colbert Report‘s special "Been There: Won That: The Returnification of the American-Do Troopscape.” (Yes, that’s the actual title!)
Last night the special included an interview with Brent Cummings and Josh Bleill, two injured veterans who “appreciate the support they’ve received from the American public after their tours in Iraq.” Check out the fun interview below and be sure to scroll down to see John Legend’s special performance of “Coming Home,” dedicated to the veterans in the audience…
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