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State Denies Cop's PTSD Treatment

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  • 7 years ago
Gerry Realin was a first responder to the Pulse Nightclub shooting. What he saw will stay with him the rest of his life. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. Click here to support Officer Realin: https://www.gofundme.com/officergerryrealin

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“Police officer Gerry Realin, one of the first responders on the scene following the Pulse nightclub shooting in June, is fighting the state of Florida to have his post-traumatic stress disorder recognized for workers' compensation purposes, as current policy doesn’t cover psychological trauma.

After a lone gunman opened fire on the Orlando gay bar June 12, killing 49 people, Realin helped remove bodies from the club.

“When he got home, 2:30 the next morning, he came in very quiet … looked at both of our kids, then went in the shower and just lost it,” his wife, Jessica, told Orlando TV station WFTV. “And he didn't stop crying. The next day, it was on and off. And it's just been really hard.”

She said that in the weeks since, her husband has been a “different” person.

“The man that left my house that morning did not come back to me that night,” Jessica Realin said. “He’s still not back.”

Read more here: http://www.advocate.com/politics/2016/8/23/florida-denies-pulse-first-responder-workmans-comp-ptsd

Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian

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