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‘My brain has seen enough trauma’: Man leaves firefighting for new calling — teaching PTSD symptoms

February 19, 2020
By CBC News

Feb. 19, 2020, Sakatoon, Sask. – A Saskatchewan man and his son are hopping on their snowmobiles and making the rounds to different fire departments around the province to share their family’s struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder. Erik Foster, a volunteer firefighter specially trained in vehicle extrications, used to respond to nearly every call that went out to the firehall in his community of Colonsay, a town just outside of Saskatoon. CBC reports. | READ MORE