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Criminal Justice Behavioral Science

Author Bio

MarieAnn C. Raguso is a veteran, scholar, and poet. In 2021 she had several publications, “Blame Game” and “Flesh” were featured in the Santa Fe Writers Project Issue 26, “Penetrating Darkness” was featured in the Wingless Dream’s Breath of Love Anthology, and in the May and June issues of the Dillydoun Review for the poems, “Drive Away” and “Lending Family Money.” Her love for writing doesn’t stop there. In 2017 Raguso was published in Hinnom Magazine Issue 4 for a short fiction story, “The Atlantow.” She also edited and wrote the screenplay for the 2007 indie film, Revival of Darkness.

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"This piece outlines the reality of war and my experience as I saw it. Lives are always at risk of ending in the blink of an eye. The problem is not enough people are opening their eyes to see the world around them. We are trained to be brutal and dehumanize our enemies in the military, but what happens when the enemy is just like us?"



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