The Invisible Wounds of War
MIAMI (CBS4) – “I was extremely suicidal,” admitted Barry Offenburger, a U.S. Army veteran.
“I was just a couple of inches between life and death,” confessed Jeffrey Ruiz, who also joined the Army.
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“I was having a lot of anxiety. I was having nightmares,” declared Ruiz.
Offenburger added, “I had rage, anger issues, wanted to start fights with random people.”
Thirty-three year old Offenburger of Miami survived 8-months in Afghanistan. Twenty-five year old Jeffrey Ruiz of Houston spent 13-months in Iraq.
Each soldier made it home whole, all limbs intact…. but broken and tormented by their invisible wounds.