Attitude is a weekly series looking at the issues and interests of people living with a disability. This episode features Kiwi teenager George Cairney, who suffered a serious head injury after getting into a car with a drunk driver. The 19-year-old now has a child-like personality, and has to re-learn everything. Also featured is a story on two former NYC police officers who were among the first responders to the Twin Towers terror attack. The pair talk about the health issues and post-traumatic stress disorder they and their colleagues suffer.
It was mayhem. There was no semblance of order whatsoever. It was kind of an apocalyptic type of feeling. Everything was black. Everything was dark.– Former NYC police officer Gary White about the aftermath of the terror attack on the Twin Towers
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