photo of hero's welcome, via Facebook, WelcomeAHeroTina Brown, editor in chief of Newsweek, kicked off her first annual Hero Summit last week in Washington to bring together military heroes and exceptional civilians for meaningful dialogues and information-sharing.

One of the exceptional civilians Brown invited to contribute to the evening was U2 frontman and celebrity activist Bono.

“I do feel there is this disconnect between those who’ve served and those who haven’t that keeps coming up (and) there’s a sort of quiet rage about that,” said Brown. “They feel they have so much to talk about and so much to offer, but they’re not really being heard.”

(READ the story from USA Today – or overview of 2-day summit in the Daily Beast)

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