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First responders on PTSD after 9/11

“It’s enough to break the bravest of the brave.” Twenty years later, these first responders still carry invisible scars from 9/11: PTSD.

09/10/2021 12:29 PM

140 comments

  • Sue S.
    10/08/2021 23:02

    Yes, it is critical to talk about your feelings. It's OK for men to cry. It's OK for them to feel vulnerable, afraid. Your gender does not make you immune to human emotion. Being strong, courageous and brave is noble, but being able to admit you are weak and scared and frightened is even a more heroic thing to do. God bless you for what you've done and who you are.

  • Donna J.
    09/26/2021 13:20

    Thank you for your service, and for sharing . You are so valued, and appreciated.

  • Janet K.
    09/23/2021 21:43

    If no one told these courageous men how much they are loved and respected, I am

  • Jean M.
    09/21/2021 07:57

    You are Hero’s, every one of you. ❤️

  • Jodie M.
    09/20/2021 20:44

    God bless 🙏, keep , doing what you're doing , you are still here so its working , It wasn't you're time and its cliche, yes . But true , there was other plans for you, you're work wasn't done , you were needed here with the rescue operations , those who have gone , you're fellow fire-fighters, would be proud of you and I'm certain check in on you often , 💞... live laugh and love , yes to honour them , but mostly for you , its ok to laugh its ok to be happy , live you're best life , you absolutely deserve it ❤💯

  • Boot M.
    09/20/2021 04:33

    Heart goes out to all you this month nothing can take the place of what happened that day only sympathy support and prayer s

  • Wadim P.
    09/19/2021 22:07

    https://www.facebook.com/wadim.pinchasov.1/videos/200050548858822/?d=n

  • Wadim P.
    09/19/2021 22:07

    https://www.facebook.com/wadim.pinchasov.1/videos/548272716464667/?d=n

  • Wadim P.
    09/19/2021 22:07

    https://www.facebook.com/100038116757219/posts/550872929526594/?d=n

  • Vera N.
    09/19/2021 17:47

    Thankyou

  • Mimi-sandi A.
    09/18/2021 20:20

    God BLESS you all.

  • Donna D.
    09/18/2021 19:59

    pretty awesome story with firefighters from 9/11

  • Nanci S.
    09/18/2021 01:00

    This is so so so important for people to hear. I’m grateful they did this interview, the survivors carry this invisible pain everyday for 20 years and probably until they themselves pass

  • Kez A.
    09/17/2021 22:41

    God Bless you all and sending you strength and love to keep going x

  • Brenda K.
    09/17/2021 02:49

    I can’t even imagine what these rescuers went through 😢

  • Anton D.
    09/16/2021 21:57

    Beautiful MEN; knowing they are human and vulnerable, being strong daily beyond muscle, beyond words of bravado: being Real. I salute THAT.

  • Inger E.
    09/16/2021 21:27

    THANK YOU❣️

  • Pippa C.
    09/16/2021 07:57

    Not " weak " but vulnerable. Like humans are.

  • Way W.
    09/15/2021 22:25

    This is soo sad but we need to have this same compassion to the 100s of neighbors who lose there friends in gang wars and gun violence

  • Gary G.
    09/15/2021 20:15

    ♥️🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧♥️

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