Art therapy transforms veterans

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By Courtney McNaull 

Of all the art Rick Armstrong has made in recent months, his best work was created by salvaging a piece that was broken.

Armstrong’s wife and grandchildren don’t know what to make of his clay vessel, which is comprised of a new bowl formed around the red and black remnants of a pinch pot that shattered in the kiln. It’s odd-looking, they say, and it wouldn’t hold much milk.

But for the 64-year-old Army National Guard veteran, the piece is a symbol of a transformation taking place in his life.

“I see it as a new piece of art that is complete now, and not broken,” he says. “I keep trying to come up with a name for it, but it never comes.”

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