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Rising to the challenge


September 3, 2020

Cindy Glasson

Police, firefighters, first responders, sheriff's deputies and community members joined together to do the 25 for 25 challenge in Hot Springs State Park to bring awareness to PTSD. The local event was organized by Dood Jaussaud who made national news by doing 25 pushups 60-feet in the air. People have been challenging each other across the country and posting their unique videos on social media.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is anxiety and depression that often drives people to commit suicide. It is often seen in former military personnel, but can affect almost anyone who has been through a traumatic experience.

Recently, across the country, a challenge was issued for people to d...

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