By Yanan Wang
During a tour in Iraq, U.S. Army officer Ryan Kranc was traveling on a convoy with his commander when they drove over a roadside bomb. His commander died, and Kranc survived.
That was 2003. For many years after, Kranc bore the guilt of the incident — until 2009, when he was deployed in Saudi Arabia and decided to get help.
“I came to the realization that I could no longer mask this,” Kranc said in a phone interview early Friday with The Post. “I would pour my heart and soul into my professional life, but I would be a zombie at home.”
Kranc was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder — or what he prefers to simply call “post-traumatic stress” — and started seeing a doctor, traveled through Germany, witnessed a leg of the Tour de France.
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