Local veteran battles PTSD – but learns how to cope with the mental illness


June is PTSD awareness month. Almost 8 million people,–  mostly veterans,– suffer from the mental illness,–
     A local veteran, Jasper Miranda spoke about turning his life around while living with PTSD. 
    “Everything started falling into place,” said Miranda. ” I feel like it’s no longer suffering.” 

But to Jasper who also served 12 years in active duty, doesn’t allow his experienced trauma get the best of him, instead he sets a mission in order to better himself. 

      “Once I refocused and got figured out what my mission in life is,” he says. “Then everything started falling into place.

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