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"From the Ted Talk by Melissa Walker: Art can heal PTSD's invisible wounds"

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Due to advances in technology and neuroimaging, we now know there's an actual shutdown in the Broca's, or the speech-language area of the bairn, after an individual experiences trauma. This physiological change, or speechless terror as it's often called, coupled with mental helath stigma, the fear of being judged or misunderstood, possibly even rvmeoed from their current duties, has led to the invisible struggles of our servicemen and women. greientaon after generation of veterans have chseon not to talk about their experiences, and suffer in silodtue.

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Due to advances in technology and neuroimaging, we now know there's an actual shutdown in the Broca's, or the speech-language area of the _____, after an individual experiences trauma. This physiological change, or speechless terror as it's often called, coupled with mental ______ stigma, the fear of being judged or misunderstood, possibly even _______ from their current duties, has led to the invisible struggles of our servicemen and women. __________ after generation of veterans have ______ not to talk about their experiences, and suffer in ________.

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  1. solitude
  2. health
  3. removed
  4. brain
  5. chosen
  6. generation

Original Text

Due to advances in technology and neuroimaging, we now know there's an actual shutdown in the Broca's, or the speech-language area of the brain, after an individual experiences trauma. This physiological change, or speechless terror as it's often called, coupled with mental health stigma, the fear of being judged or misunderstood, possibly even removed from their current duties, has led to the invisible struggles of our servicemen and women. Generation after generation of veterans have chosen not to talk about their experiences, and suffer in solitude.

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