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Veterans With PTSD Find Relief in Native American Rituals

“I wasn’t the kind of guy you’d want to meet in a dark alley.” That’s how U.S. Army veteran Michael Carroll, 39, from Spokane, Wash., described himself after coming home in 2004 after serving 18 months in Iraq. He was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and given an honorable discharge. “The transition from military to civilian life was definitely unpleasant,” he said. “I was extremely temperamental and hostile, and I lashed out a lot. Anything could trigger me — sounds to...

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