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Shutdown's financial impact adds insult to veterans' families

NATIONAL -- Families who've lost loved ones serving our country are now being hit with another blow.
NATIONAL -- Families who've lost loved ones serving our country are now being hit with another blow. They should get $100,000 in death benefits to cover funeral costs and the flight to Dover Air Force Base where their loved ones are brought home. Due to the shutdown, that's not happening.

Arlene Walters' son died in Iraq ten years ago. She says it disgusts her that military families aren't getting the help they deserve.

Private charities have stepped up to cover expenses for families. Congress is scrambling to reinstate the death benefit to solve the problem.
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