Jamie Lee of Saucier, with her daughter, Alana, 2, and twin 9-month-olds, Hunter and Hailey, is struggling to get Veterans Affairs benefits after her husband, Hank Lee, a Marine veteran, died in March. The cause of Hank Lee's death, who was being treated for post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, is still unknown.
Jamie Lee of Saucier, with her daughter, Alana, 2, and twin 9-month-olds, Hunter and Hailey, is struggling to get Veterans Affairs benefits after her husband, Hank Lee, a Marine veteran, died in March. The cause of Hank Lee's death, who was being treated for post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, is still unknown. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
Jamie Lee of Saucier, with her daughter, Alana, 2, and twin 9-month-olds, Hunter and Hailey, is struggling to get Veterans Affairs benefits after her husband, Hank Lee, a Marine veteran, died in March. The cause of Hank Lee's death, who was being treated for post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, is still unknown. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

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