Rudy and Neal Go Fishing

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In the inspirational half-hour documentary RUDY AND NEAL GO FISHING, angler Neal Stark helps veterans by taking them out fishing in South Florida's beautiful waters. Neal's calm demeanor and supportive approach enable Rudy Watt, a U.S. Army veteran suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, to spend a relaxing day out on a boat and enjoy time with his companion. A tournament fisherman with an unusual professional background, Neal is clear about the fact he is not a therapist. Rather, he's someone who appreciates what our veterans have done, and feels he can help them escape, if not overcome, their anxiety and other symptoms related to PTSD. Nationally, there's a lot at stake for veterans with PTSD - roughly 20 veterans a day commit suicide nationwide, according to data from the Department of Veterans Affairs. RUDY AND NEAL GO FISHING shows how the uncomplicated tranquility of fishing allows Rudy to reconnect with nature and start to heal.

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