Retired Firefighter Battles Own Mind with PTSD
FOX 16 News
By: Mitch McCoy
Updated: May 23, 2018
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - In a game of chess, you have to find your intellectual self to not only predict the next move but to make that one move to win.
"There's no way to come back from that," says Britton Turner.
Retired Little Rock Firefighter Britton Turner knows the mind can also play tricks.
"You have this compartment in your head that is only so big and it can only carry so much," says Turner.
Decades of service to the Capital City means saving lives going call to call.
"She's screaming," recalls Britton. "It triggered something in my head."
It changed the former Captain's life forever.
"It was actually a patient's mother because she reminded me so much of my mother and what my mother would be doing if I was in the same place," says Turner.
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