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Posted inComing Home PA, IN-DEPTH

Shepherd’s Heart: helping returning vets find their way

Half the tattoo covering one shoulder of Robert G. Ryberg III seems to be sandblasted away. In 2010, during the last of his two tours of Iraq as an Army infantryman, Ryberg took part of an IED to his right side, including his forehead. He broke both orbital bones in his face, as well as his collarbone. He had internal bleeding in his brain, and post-concussive symptoms.