An Emotional and Silent Wound

With the holidays having just passed, people should remember that not everyone celebrates with sugar and spice and everything nice.  Those who have fought to keep Americans safe have experienced triumphs and tribulations on the battlefield and after returning home. Some who have come home from the War on Terror have experienced PTSD.  As authors Heather Webb and Hazel Gaynor wrote in their novel Last Christmas in Paris, those with PTSD "walk on both legs without the use of crutches.  They swing both arms by their sides.  They have no need for facemasks to hide their injuries.  These men suffer in an entirely different way.  They suffer in their minds.  The horrors they have seen and the endless sounds they have endured night after night stay with them." American Thinker interviewed Adam Shumann, one of the soldiers highlighted in the book and film Thank You for Your Service, about the true-to-life struggles and trauma...(Read Full Article)

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