PTSD Takes Toll on Iraq Veteran and Family

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The war in Iraq has taken a toll on those who have served, and on their families. Sixteen months after his return home, Scott Fink is suffering from post traumatic stress syndrome and has been discharged from the Maryland National Guard. Scott and his wife speak with Debbie Elliott about his readjustment to civilian life, and his feelings as he watches members of his former unit redeploy to Iraq.



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