Veterans Find 'Family,' Healing In Festival And Electronic Music Culture

August 22, 2014 2:34 PM

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Veterans Find 'Family,' Healing In Festival And Electronic Music Culture

Two years and 34 surgeries after Kirstie Ennis was injured in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, the retired Marine Corps veteran is still fighting to keep her leg. And while the road to recovery has been far from easy, one hobby has made a big difference in keeping her spirits up: listening to and creating electronic music.

Ennis is a crew member on Electric Forces, a program highlighting the transformative impact electronic music and festival culture can have on recovering U.S. war veterans. A project launched by Electric Forest music festival and Thump, Vice's electronic music channel, Electric Forces created a space...

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