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After 11 Friends Died, He Picked Up What They Left Behind. He Wasn't Prepared For What Followed.

A few seconds after Travis Williams said goodbye to his squad, his life changed forever.

People in the military face huge obstacles.

But we often forget casualties of war aren't the only obstacles they have.


When you look at the statistics for post-traumatic stress disorder, they're seriously shocking. And sad.

In fact, we should even say that PTSD is way more pervasive of a problem than getting physically hurt during war.

Besides PTSD, suicide is a huge problem among soldiers.

If that statistic doesn't shock you, take a look at this one.

Mental illness and suicide are systemic problems that deeply affect our military.

Marine Lance Cpl. Travis Williams was one of the many American veterans who suffered. Hear him tell his story.

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A Boston couple moved into a new place the week of lockdown. Here’s how they kept their sanity.

The new litmus test for domestic partnerships? A pandemic.

For medical workers in a pandemic, protecting loved ones can be tricky.

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Bill Gates, billionaire and founder of Microsoft, is pointing the finger at social media companies like Facebook and Twitter for spreading misinformation about the coronavirus.

In an interview with Fast Company, Gates said: "Can the social media companies be more helpful on these issues? What creativity do we have?" Sadly, the digital tools probably have been a net contributor to spreading what I consider to be crazy ideas."

According to Gates, crazy ideas aren't just limited to the internet. They are going beyond that. He doesn't see the logic behind not protecting yourself and others from coronavirus."Not wearing masks is hard to understand, because it is not that bothersome," he explained. "It is not expensive and yet some people feel it is a sign of freedom or something, despite risk of infecting people."


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