Border Agent Tragedy Turns Private Grief into Public Journey

Posted on October 8th, 2012 by

The family members of slain U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie were gathered on a small stage behind a bank of microphones as they faced the roomful of reporters and cameras. They looked bewildered and sad…Public attention at a very private time can be intrusive, says Kari Martin, a psychiatrist at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale and assistant professor at Mayo Medical School. But it also can provide comfort, and validation that the person mattered.

 

Arizona Republic by Karina Bland

Tags: Arizona Republic, Kari Martin, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Mayo Medical School, Nicholas Ivie, Psychology and Psychiatry, U.S. Border Patrol

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