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In the news: Cycling the Highway of Heroes to raise awareness about PTSD


Part 2 of a CHCH News story on Carlo Aflau and wife Eryn Jewitt

Here is Part 2 of a CHCH News story on Carlo Alfau and his wife Eryn Jewitt. Carlo is a Canadian Forces veteran who lives with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Eryn is a professor within the Health Studies program at Mohawk. The couple share their experiences of what it is like to live with PTSD.

Watch Part 1: Hamilton veteran shares daily struggles of PTSD

For more information on Carlo and Eryn read: A Soldier's Story: Mohawk professor joins husband on emotion-filled journey

Carlo and Eryn are also participating in this weekend's HIghway of Heros Bike Ride with Wounded Warriors Canada. The Highway of Heroes Ride will take place August 25 and 26. The riders will travel the 170 kilometre stretch of highway from Canadian Forces Base Trenton to the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto where the funeral convoys carried the soldiers who had lost their lives in Afghanistan.

For more information on the ride visit: https://woundedwarriors.ca/hhr18/