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Veteran Reads A Touching Letter, Written To The Dog Who Saved Him From Suicide

While serving in Iraq as a combat medic, Randy witnessed the horrible aftermath of an explosion that left him mentally and emotionally scarred. When he returned to civilian life he had PTSD, and didn’t know how to adjust. He was plagued with anxiety, both when he was awake and when he was asleep, suffering from constant nightmares.

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Screen Shot: Dear Captain, K9s For Warriors via YouTube

Living in a daily hell, Randy began having thoughts of suicide…until he got his dog, Captain.

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Screen Shot: Dear Captain, K9s For Warriors via YouTube

Watch as he reads a touching letter written to Captain, his best friend and hero:

Are you tearing up yet?

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Screen Shot: Dear Captain, K9s For Warriors via YouTube

Randy, a hero himself, got Captain from K9s For Warriors. This is an amazing organization that rescues dogs from shelters and trains them to become service animals for veterans.

(h/t: K9s For Warriors via YouTube)

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Written by Karen Tietjen
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