At the young age of 25, I was placed on high blood pressure

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Hi Missy, I’m on lunch break and saw this pop in my phone. Yes, that photo of him smiling is good for me to have to know he was happy then. PTSD certainly affects the whole family. I wish they had known more back then like they do now. Thank you so much for reading and leaving a most generous comment. You are so kind. Blessings

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