57 Lani Hankins and the Kruse Corner Podcast

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Lani Hankins is an Army vet who deployed to Afghanistan. Working in a war zone was no cake walk, but Lani found the return home to be the tougher battle. Mike and Lani talk about some of the misconceptions of trauma and PTSD - where it comes from, how it doesn't have to be from combat, and why other veterans can really turn on the hate.

Lani is the host of Kruse Corner, a podcast whose name is an homage to a soldier who took his own life after returning home and becoming one of the 22 veterans per day to complete a suicide each day. Through her writing and podcast, Lani leads the charge to help those who are hurting to connect with each other and to stomp the stigma of PTSD and moral injury into the dirt. Download and subscribe to her podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. You can also find Lani through her:

Podcast and Blog: Kruse Corner

Instagram: @Kruse_Corner

Facebook: facebook.com/krusecorner

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