Purple Hearts Elusive For Traumatic Brain Injuries

News & Features T. Christian Miller , Daniel Zwerdling · ·
Sgt. Nathan Scheller, 29, was twice denied for a Purple Heart, though roadside bomb explosions left him with lasting cognitive damage.  "I don't see how somebody else can tell me that I don't deserve one," he says.  Above, Scheller walks with his wife, Miriam, and his family.