I get a lot of emails, mostly clients, work, old friends, software users, and a LOT of spam. Once in a while I get an email that totally shakes me up. Tonight, Doris, an 80 year old woman, sent me an email after reading one of my college papers (I dunno which one exactly). Her husband was World War II veteran and suffered from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I suspect she emailed me after reading this paper I wrote for my 'Trauma & Literature' class. Here is her email and my reply. As my dad often says, "Truth is stranger than fiction..."