Bryan Flanery knows what it’s like to be in despair. Flanery, who before his retirement served in the U.S. Army and deployed to Afghanistan, experienced the physical and emotional scars that often come with war — and those internal and external pains brought him to the brink of suicide.
“In a barracks room, I swallowed two bottles of pills and sat back on a bed and laughed and smiled for the first time in two years because I knew that everything was almost over,” he told PureFlix.com’s “Pure Talk.”
“Spoiler alert: I failed, which is another weird God thing.” READ ALSO: The Amazing Way This Group Helps Combat Vets Heal From Trauma Flanery, who appeared on the show alongside his wife, Jenn, revealed that a soldier whom he outranked and never talked to randomly came […]
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Posted by Pure Flix on Friday, June 28, 2019