Pete Anziano is the Manager of the Peer Support program at Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia, where he has worked for 15 years. He assisted in completing this article through his position, in which he assists families facing life-changing conditions including spinal cord injury, brain injury, PTSD, multiple sclerosis, and limb loss.
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