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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (INACTIVE)

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  • Bugnut 'reporter' makes mental health a political issue

    I cannot write this the way I want. Doing so would invade the privacy of too many people. But I can't be silent, either. Last week, you see, President Obama spoke before a conference of mental health advocates at the White House. It is necessary, he...
  • The long hike from an Iranian prison to home

    The long hike from an Iranian prison to home
    Two years ago, Californian and citizen of the world Sarah Shourd was released from prison in Iran after an intense international campaign to free her. A bit more than a year later, that effort, including pressure from the State Department, Oman (the...
  • Meghan Daum: What's with the 'hiker hate'?

    The story of Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd, the American hikers who in July 2009 crossed the border — inadvertently, all evidence suggests — from Iraqi Kurdistan into Iran and were imprisoned for espionage, is back in the...
  • Future bride says "I don't" to Pastor-Dad

    Future bride says "I don't" to Pastor-Dad
    Dear Amy: I am getting married next summer to a wonderful man. During the planning it has come to my attention that my fiance would very much like his father, a minister, to officiate our wedding. I am opposed to this because I would like his father to be...
  • Used-up heroes

    At a sports bar in downtown Minneapolis called Sneaky Pete's, "Young men fueled with alcohol begged Boogaard to punch them, so they could say they survived a shot from the Boogeyman." I'm thinking, wow, we power our society as much on adolescent energy...
  • Soldier runs home to Indianapolis from Georgia to raise awareness

    Soldier runs home to Indianapolis from Georgia to raise awareness
    A soldier is hanging up his uniform and running home, literally.   Corporal Cory Smith has spent four years in the Army and he was deployed twice, but now, he gets to come home to Indianapolis.   However, Smith will not be flying or driving. He will run...
  • Death and public relations

    The killer was in his fourth deployment. He walked from his base to one village, then another, leaving behind the lunacy and spiritual wreckage of American foreign policy. Then he walked back to his base and calmly turned himself in. I've been staring at...
  • Cancer of the spirit

    Can we squeeze the glory out of the word "war"? Can we talk about savage irrationality and lifelong inner hell instead? Can we talk about the wreckage of two countries? Can we talk about spiritual cancer? In the extraordinary documentary "On the Bridge"...
  • Abused Leesburg boy making progress at foster-home farm

    A crowd of grownups in suits today will troop into a courtroom and start arguing about how best to help a 13-year-old Leesburg boy who is happiest when a miniature donkey named Festus takes hold of the pocket of his jeans and tows him around the farm...
  • Arundel follies, Dwyer's drinking, Ravens on the wrist

    Arundel follies, Dwyer's drinking, Ravens on the wrist
    All the world's a stage, especially Anne Arundel County. It has produced, far and away, the best shows of the season: a County Council member sent to prison, followed by a long squabble over his replacement; a congenial county executive charged with being...
  • Army wife strips bare in a battle to save her husband

    Army wife strips bare in a battle to save her husband
    Army wife Ashley Wise stripped down to stand up for her husband.  She grabbed her husband’s rifle and her friend wrote the following poem on her bare back with an eyeliner pencil: “Broken by battle, wounded by war, my love is forever, to...