Jack and PTSD

1 of 10
Jack and PTSD
Marlena convinces Jack to join in on her weekly therapy session for veterans who have served in Iraq or Afghanistan.
2 of 10
Jack and PTSD
Jack arrives at the session, very nervous and unsure of what to expect.
3 of 10
Jack and PTSD
Jack shares his story with the group, explaining how he was kidnapped and kept in a cave for a year.
4 of 10
Jack and PTSD
Leslie shares her experience in Bosnia. Even though she lost her leg and most of her vision, she still is able to keep a positive outlook an…
5 of 10
Jack and PTSD
Paco considers going back for another tour even though he saw his best friend die. Thinking about his fellow soldiers, he doesn't want to le…
6 of 10
Jack and PTSD
Leslie explains that though it took her a long time to get there, she's finally at a place where she can be grateful for what she still has.…
7 of 10
Jack and PTSD
Leslie decided to not let herself be a victim. These words give Jack new inspiration, as he thinks about the gravity of her words.
8 of 10
Jack and PTSD
Jack struggles to open up, but finally shares his experience, going into detail about what it was like trapped in that cave.
9 of 10
Jack and PTSD
As the session comes to a close, Jack has earned the respect of the group by opening up and has a new family in these soldiers.
10 of 10
Jack and PTSD
Click here to read U.S. Army veteran, Leslie Nicole Smith, true-life story.