Saturday, May 31, 2014

Sad Stat

CNN anchor breaks down over vet's suicide -

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin broke down on air Friday afternoon as the parents of an Iraq war veteran read the suicide note he left behind.

Baldwin was speaking to the parents of Daniel Somers, who killed himself last year after suffering from PTSD and receiving treatment at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital, the facility where recent reports alleged that dozens of veterans may have died while waiting for care on secret waiting lists. Those reports and an audit citing a "systematic lack of integrity" at VA hospitals across the country, preceded the resignation on Friday of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki...

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