Walter Callaghan is a former medic with the Canadian forces. Walter was given a medical release just months shy of his full pension. Despite leaving the military over a decade ago, he still struggles with ghosts of the past.
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Toronto Coach House I: Walter’s Wall 1:37
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Walter Callaghan is a former medic with the Canadian forces. By sheer chance, our sleepover is happening across the street from Moss Park Armoury, where he served with the 25th Regiment.
This brings up a dark passage in his life that lead to chronic pain, psychological distress, and PTSD. Walter was given a medical release just months shy of his full pension. Walter left the military over a decade ago, but still finds himself living the past.
In an intense exchange, Walter attempts to open up to a teenager and a woman living with cancer.
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