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PTSD Veterans Struggle to Get Service Dogs

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by Meisha Rosenberg

For 10 years, Adam LeGrand was a medic in the Air Force. Then he was injured in rollover accidents and by a pallet of cinderblocks falling on him in Qatar. He developed post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury (TBI) and became suicidal.

“The VA [Veterans Administration] put me on a dangerous cocktail of drugs,” LeGrand said, “some of which were appropriate and some of which weren’t.”

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