Chinese-American Veterans were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal at VA’s
Central Office in Washington, D.C., in a ceremony celebrating their
service. The Veterans were selected to represent more than 20,000
Chinese Americans who served during World War II.
“I had a family business that I could
join. Most Veterans were released from duty without any of the
resources I had. No one ‘had their back’ once they were discharged,” he
said. Six months after Burrill returned home, his father passed away.
Burrill worked to build his own business, but he knew something was
wrong. “I was having problems readjusting that I couldn’t understand,”
he said. Burrill made a key choice, a decision of his own to heal: he
sought mental health counseling at
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