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.