by Claudia Bustamante
As the wife of a disabled veteran, Krystal Lerner knows first-hand the struggles many veterans face and the impact that can have on those closest to them.
Lerner remembers the frustration she personally experienced going through the Veterans Affairs system trying to get her husband connected with services.
“I made three pages worth of phone calls to people, and everyone kept referring me to someone else,” she said.
Lerner had the time to devote to helping her husband, but the experience made her think about others who might not have the same support systems. “There are so many barriers that […]