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AHERO: ‘True humanity still exists’

“This came at a pivotal time in my life where i given up on the reality that real people who truly cared still existed.”

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AHERO: ‘Most of the time of I feel like I don’t want to bother people’

“Most of the time of feel like I don’t want to bother people.”

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AHERO: ‘Here I am mentally stable while experiencing good epiphanies every day’

“I have been to Afghanistan in October of 2004. I have experienced IEDs, have had a TBI, suffer from PTSD, and I strive to live on.”

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AHERO: ‘I dealt with shame for 25 years thinking it was my fault’

“I have PTSD because of sexual trauma is not easy to see.”

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AHERO: ‘We are our brothers’ keepers’

“From the moment I shook another vet’s hand and looked them in the eye, I was at ease. I lowered my walls and opened up to Vietnam vets, Desert Storm and OIF OEF vets.”

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AHERO testimonials: ‘There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t contemplate suicide’

PENSACOLA—Last month, the eighth annual AHERO Warrior Hook-Up Pensacola Beach was held to bring together veterans with patriotic members of local communities and provide a…

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Go in Peace, helping veterans deal with PTSD

According to a 2013 Veterans Administration report, 1 in 4 Americans who dies is a veteran. Twenty-two veterans commit suicide daily. Many of those deaths…

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State Capital Buzz: School Vouchers, Veterans dealing with PTSD

LAWSUIT SEEKS TO END SCHOOL VOUCHERS PROGRAM A coalition of groups and individual plaintiffs filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the constitutionality of a de facto…

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NYT: New study Vietnam War veterans with PTSD show little improvement

The New York Times reports that a new study, financed by the Department of Veterans Affairs, show that most Vietnam War veterans who had persistent…

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