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September 27, 2012

PTSD: The Musical

Photos by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Students of Yuma’s Kofa High School’s top production performance class held a night of Military Appreciation on Sept. 20. “The kids are bringing up PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), bringing it to light. And the donations are going to the Veteran’s Association,” said William Akins, a retired Army National Guard military police sergeant and Iraq war veteran.

Students of Yuma’s Kofa High School’s top production performance class held a night of Military Appreciation on Sept. 20. “The plays are military themed,” said Nicola Olsen, Kofa High School’s drama director and a native of Smithville, Utah. “There’s one about post-traumatic stress disorder, there’s one about soldier Frank Sandoval, another about World War One, one about the war in Afghanistan, and one about a young boy dealing with the loss of his father.”




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