In this April 24, 2012 image, former Marine Christian Ellis, 29, plays with his dog in his apartment in Denver. The former Marine machine gunner, who has attempted suicide four times, is putting his pain on stage in the first opera believed written about the Iraq War. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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In this April 24, 2012 image, former Marine Christian Ellis, 29, plays with his dog in his apartment in Denver. The former Marine machine gunner,  who has attempted suicide four times, is putting his pain on stage in the first opera believed written about the Iraq War. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
In this April 24, 2012 image, former Marine Christian Ellis, 29, plays with his dog in his apartment in Denver. The former Marine machine gunner, who has attempted suicide four times, is putting his pain on stage in the first opera believed written about the Iraq War. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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