10/11/2011 04:52 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

'Ride 2 Recovery' Brings Healing And Support To Wounded Veterans (VIDEO)


When U.S. Army Sergeant Angel Neal was deemed unfit for duty before her intended third tour in Iraq, she felt lost, reports.

But Neal, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, has found new hope -- along with hundreds of other supportive war veterans -- in Ride 2 Recovery, a foundation that organizes week-long cycling trips around the country for emotionally and physically wounded military members.

Since participating with 200 other cyclists in the most recent 480-mile journey from San Francisco to Santa Monica, Calif., Neal has a brand new outlook on life.

"If I can do this, I can beat PTSD," she told the news network. "I am so happy to have myself back."

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