Preserved by Purpose: A Word about Trauma

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by BA 21 Views

There was another feeling that set in after I turned off the trial coverage on that day: exhaustion. There is a weariness, a spiritual and mental exhaustion, that comes from processing the same kind of trauma over and over. Deaths of African Americans at the hands of police have happened and been reported in the news for decades but social media has allowed the traumas to stay on a 24-hour continuous loop. Trauma makes you tired and frustrated.