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The Human Aspect of Tarjei

It was the highlight of my year, Utøya political summer camp, where I was in charge of my local group of teenagers. A terrorist attack turned my favourite time of year into an inferno of screaming, fear and death. In just a few moments I lost 69 friends and fellow campers, witnessing some of them being shot and killed first-hand. For me, the worst was still yet to come. While everyone else was continuing their lives I was battling with the survivors guilt, the nightmares and suicidal thoughts.

  • PTSD
  • Violence
  • Injury
  • Loss (grief)

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