Stories at the San Antonio Express News

I wrote on the military beat and was editor of Military City, a military-centric section of the website and paper. Covered Hurricane Harvey and Maria response, Sutherland Springs shooting and issues such as military education and PTSD.  

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Growing up in the shadow of grief

Xavier’s story is one of confronting, at an earlier age than most, an eternal and bedeviling question: how do we think about death and loss?

Predatory ‘wraparound’ mortgages seen as boon or ruin

It’s a form of financing that has surged in Texas since the foreclosure crisis. So-called “wraps” are most commonly used by sellers at risk of foreclosure and buyers who cannot get traditional financing.

In the ‘widow’s circle,’ suicide survivors comfort one another

In a nation that has struggled to confront the military’s suicide epidemic, Ward and other widows grieve in the shadows. 

Feral hog trial at Camp Bullis a ‘practice run’ for pig poison

What sodium nitrite researchers have to solve is both the technical concerns of how to safely use poison, as well as a question more philosophical: does the public have the stomach for poisoning pigs?

Ketamine could help veterans with PTSD, but clinics may be jumping the gun

Due to unique circumstances, ketamine patients already are flocking to clinics before research is fully completed on its effects. 

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