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Veteran Creates Opera from PTSD Struggle

In 2004 Christian Ellis was a young US marine fighting in the Iraq War. When he returned home he found himself struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). His friend Charlie Annenberg challenged him to turn his profound experiences in the Iraq War into an inspiring opera, and backed up his friend’s creation with a $250,000

The Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation

A Journey Home

“The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable. A perpetual series of occasions for hope.” – John Buchan. A Journey Home documents the work of The Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation, an organization that brings traumatically injured US Servicemen to Montana for a week of recreational therapy