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Stories of Triumph Over Trauma

Surviving trauma Over the past week or so, many of us have wondered aloud how will those traumatized by the latest mass shooting survive? How will their day to day lives change? Will they be able to move on from their personal trauma? With 24-hour news media coverage we are able to witness the grief...
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Fort Hood: “Circumstances Remain Very Fluid”

Fort Hood shooting incident leads the news Last evening breaking news carried the horrific story of another mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas. From about 4:30PM Central Daylight Time (CDT) and on through today the news media has been covering the story of Army Spec. Ivan Lopez and his, as yet not fully understood, assault...
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Washington Navy Yard Shooting Aftermath

“Mom, we are OK.” We are now 48+ hours out from the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. As each hour passes we learn a little more about the murdered victims, the injured victims, the first responders, the physically uninjured survivors, the alleged shooter, and his past history; all the while investigators (both varied...
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Thoughts About PTSD And The Boston Marathon ~ Remembering All Affected

Boston Marathon Finish Line.1910. Author: Unknown. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Where were you on Monday, April 15, 2013? We are now two days out from the horrific events that occurred at the Boston Marathon. We thought we would take a few minutes to reflect about Boston’s citizens, the first responders to the Marathon bombings, those who...
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Tragedy Strikes The Village Of Sandy Hook In The Town Of Newtown CT Along The Pootatuck River

Post Office And Dam, Sandy Hook, Connecticut 1914 Postcard, Pub by Corbett & Crowe, Sandy Hook, Conn A village, a town, and the river that runs through it… If you have ever lived in New England, then you are aware that many towns are made up of small villages. Sandy Hook, CT, is one such...
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Prayer and Reflection for the Community of Aurora Colorado

Serenity Prayer -Cottonwood Tucson Today is July 20, 2012. It is a day that will now be remembered for the mass shooting that took place in Aurora, Colorado, at the midnight premiere opening of the Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises. So now today becomes a day of prayer and reflection for the deceased, the...
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