Surviving PTSD: A Vietnam Veteran’s Insight on His Lifelong Struggle and the Struggle of Younger Soldiers

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Robert Lynn Pedigo has struggled with PTSD for 45 years now.

He served in the Vietnam War as a combat engineer in 1970.

He has found ways to cope with the bulk of his symptoms, but he still struggles with it even today.

“It’s not simply something that just goes away,” Pedigo said.

Pedigo explains some of what he went through over the years and how he has tried helping the younger men coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan with their mental anguish.




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