Monthly Archives: January 2013

“Her children will get all her love”–poem excerpt

From “Someone to Hug” by Roberto Juarez The child grows up before her time No one to say, “this child is mine” She wipes her tears, she sheds her fears No mother to kiss, no father to hug Her children … Continue reading

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Urban PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is most commonly associated with war and combat.  More and more, symptoms of this disorder are seen by survivors of other emotional traumas. There was an excellent radio story on This American Life.  Journalist Alex … Continue reading

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