Now home in Yukon, an Iraq War soldier fights PTSD through the means of music.
Music Sarah Lobban
From a small studio in his Yukon home, Brian Allen is busy making music.
Augmenting his voice and guitar with a Mac Pro and its built-in Logic
Pro 9 software, he turns words and chords into lyrics and melodies.
It is said that some people only learn by experience. But, believe me,
you don’t want to always have to experience some things to get the
picture. I was in both EF5 twisters on May 3, 1999, and May 20, 2013,
that struck Moore.
Since the May 20 tornadoes, pets, owners and rescue organizations are slowly moving on.
News Gina A. Dabney
Natural disasters are unkind. They tear people and pets apart. Moore
resident Brenda Beaty, who lived three blocks from Plaza Towers
Elementary School, was at work when the tornado hit on May 20.
Immediately, the search began for the family pets. Her daughter’s two
dogs were found, one still in the carrier. However, Beaty’s beloved dog,
Tinker, was missing.
Injuries run deep for war veterans and often include damage to the soul, says expert.
Nonfiction Greg Horton
Helping veterans recover from moral injury after war will be the topic
of an upcoming lecture series by Rita Nakashima Brock. The lecture
series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Institute of Biblical Literacy, a