Humans of New York Invisible Wounds Series- Entry #4

 Please note that this photo is not part of the HONY Invisible Wounds photo series.

Please note that this photo is not part of the HONY Invisible Wounds photo series.

“He said: ‘Mom and Dad, I want to tell you something.’ I thought he had cancer. But he said: ‘I’ve been diagnosed with PTSD.’ When I heard those words, my heart sank. I thought it meant forever. I thought it meant a lifetime. But he explained to us that he was getting treatment. And that it was going away. My husband is a retired police officer. After Chris left, he said to me: ‘I’m so proud of him for talking about this stuff. Because I never did.’”

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