National Security

Published — August 22, 2013

Family struggles to care for severely injured veteran

Introduction

U.S. Army veteran Jerral Hancock drove over an IED in Iraq in 2007. Just 21, he lost his arm and the use of both legs, and now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. But his injuries have changed more than just his own life. His mother and stepfather take care of him full time, and his two children, 9 and 6, struggle with their new life.

Video by Jessica Wilde, News21

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