While the Fourth of July is all about fireworks for lots of people, the loud pops and glaring explosions can be nightmarish for others, including veterans of military service who suffer from mental health challenges like PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder). In Michigan, 11 state parks are designated as fireworks-free zones for that very reason.
WKAR's Brooke Allen shares the story of two military veterans who are enjoying the 4th of July at a fireworks-free campground in Michigan.
Tue. July 4 at 8pm and again at 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A CAPITOL FOURTH kicks off our country’s 241st birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol!