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Derek McGinnis: I'm Not the Only One with a Brain Injury
Realizing you are not the only one with a brain injury gives you the abiity to get insight into the injury-related challenges, get help, make a plan, and carry on from there. Navy veteran Derek McGinnis shares his experience.
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Produced by Brian King and Vicky Youcha, BrainLine.
Derek McGinnis, Derek is an Iraq War combat veteran serving in the Navy as a Hospital Corpsman for eleven years. He currently serves combat veterans and their families at the Modesto Vet Center. Derek advocates for veterans coping with pain through the American Pain Foundation and is the author of Exit Wounds: A Survival Guide to Pain Management for Returning Veterans and Their Families.
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