Dominic Fredianelli is among a tight-knit group of childhood friends from Michigan's Upper Peninsula who joined the National Guard together after graduating high school. In Where Soldiers Come From, a new documentary airing tonight on POV, filmmaker Heather Courtney follows them over four years as they are deployed to Afghanistan where they spend their days searching for IEDs.
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Bodi and Cole, two of the soldiers featured in Heather Courtney's documentary 'Where Soldiers Come From,' talk about the state of Afghanistan during their deployment. Both young men describe it as something they had never experienced before, and remember the living conditions of the Afghan people.
Filmmaker Heather Courtney discusses making 'Where Soldiers Come From.' She describes the town of Hancock on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and forming relationships with the families there, as well as being embedded with a national guard unit in Afghanistan.
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