<p>This is an example of one such article that details what I do as an intern...but it doesn't mention me by name (of course the congressman gets all the praise) - so would they wonder why I was sending something that didn't even mention me specifically?</p>
<p>NEWSDAY. SEPTEMBER 28, 2004.
$1.3M in retroactive benefits for veterans</p>
<p>After he joined the Army and completed basic training early in 1973, Nat Willing was about to head to Vietnam when he had a motorcycle accident that changed his life.</p>
<p>Only 17, he suffered leg injuries that required eight months' hospitalization. He served another year on limited duty, then retired with an honorable discharge in 1975 and received a 20 percent disability payment of $55 per month...</p>
<p>With congressional aides pressing, VA staffers produced the file. Last month, the agency upgraded Rogalski's disability status to 60 percent ($817 per month) and sent him a check for $11,000 in retroactive benefits.</p>