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Navy SEAL's family pushes for recognition of traumatic brain injuries after son's death

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Tribune News Service) — As a decorated Navy SEAL operator and explosives breacher, Ryan Larkin was regularly exposed to high-impact blast waves throughout his 10 years of service.

Struggling with the psychological effects of serving in four combat tours and an undiagnosed brain injury, Larkin died by suicide on a Sunday morning in 2017 dressed in a SEAL Team shirt with the medals he earned in service next to him. https://www.stripes.com/news/us/navy-seal-s-family-pushes-for-recognition-of-traumatic-brain-injuries-after-son-s-death-1.617423

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