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PTSD brings memories of survival

Yesterday we heard from Kayla Mead, a University of Florida student that lives with the experiences of PTSD through the eyes of her father, an American Soldier. Today, we continue the series with the voice of Vietnam veteran from Gainesville, Scott Camil.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo  reports, perhaps a look at the history …

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The effects of PTSD on military families

Yesterday we heard from John McDaniel, the founder of Wounded Warriors in Action, about the opportunities he is giving purple heart veterans as they battle physical injuries and cases of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Today, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo brings us the voice of someone who knows PTSD symptoms …

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Wounded Warriors help veterans to cope

Last Friday we brought you the story of Pat Corcoran, a retired sargeant major and 26-year veteran and purple heart recipient. He is one of the many who served the United States through the military, and valiantly fought some of the bloodiest wars in history. Now, as they battle with the wounds …

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Veterans reflect on healing from war

March 30th marks the 39th anniversary of the ending of the Vietnam War……one of the bloodiest and most politically charged wars involving the U.S. military.  It’s a day to reflect on veterans across the country who have fought for America in not only Vietnam, but all wars. Today we begin a four-part series …

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The sweet and silent voice of diabetes

Diabetes was in the news again this week as the New York Times reported how dietary surgery could benefit those living with type 2 diabetes. But in every story, there is always one missing voice. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo brings us the story of 3 University of Florida students …

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Getting by through music

The Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. is exhibiting the works of Aleksander Kulisiewicz.  And as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo reports, one woman brought his work to the University of Florida, to show the significance of life in a topic dawned by death.  

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