Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

The Reflective Eclectic

Combat Veterans and Fireworks

Tip toeing around PTSD

Image by Anna Langova in the CC0 Public Domain

The neighborhood where I live has its own Facebook page where people post announcements and searches for lost cats. Last year, about this time, a post appeared from a neighbor who said he was an Iraq War veteran. Fireworks triggered his PTSD, he said, so could we please refrain from shooting them off?

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