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War vets, inner city youth join to trap Florida pythons

17:44 EDT 30 Jun 2017 | Yahoo News

War vets, inner city youth join to trap Florida pythonsUS war veteran Chad Brown suffers from PTSD after serving in Iraq and Somalia, has been homeless and classified as mentally disabled, sold his blood for $20 a pop and tried to kill himself. Now he has found some semblance of redemption in the swamps of Florida, mucking around with disadvantaged inner city youths to catch snakes and get a taste of nature as he works to connect with other people. The project is the brain child of a Portland-based NGO called Soul River.


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