Who is the Face of PTSD?

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I am not a soldier. I have never experienced combat. I have never been mugged, been abused, or been the victim of a hate crime. And yet, there have been times when the walls close in and my breathing tightens. And in these moments, I live in the past, both in the room around me, and several miles, and years, away.

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