Ups and Downs: Rebuilding My Life After a Near Fatal Nervous Breakdown

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Summer 2007

It was an extremely hot morning in July when trouble arrived. When I opened the door of my apartment dwelling to greet the trouble, it manifested itself as three uniformed police officers. They were standing together, and a few feet away in an area of the adjoining parking lot, all of them aiming their loaded weapons at me. Fear…