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76-Year-Old Vet Begs For Help, Gets Rejected. That's When He Commits Suicide

Written by Carly Walker
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Peter A. Kaisen was a 76-year-old veteran of the United States Navy living in New York, Virginia. Kaisen served in the Navy from 1958 to 1962, and had been suffering from depression.

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In the 1960’s, Kaisen was injured in a car accident, was left permanently disabled and required medication consistently. Peter went to the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center to seek help when he was allegedly denied care, even though he was a frequent patient at the center.

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A friend of Kaisen’s, Thomas Farley, told Fox News: ‘He went there for help with depression. That was his last hope, and he didn’t get any.’

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Another source told The New York Times that Kaisen was upset because the hospital wouldn’t allow him to see an ER doctor for his mental health condition. He went to the E.R and was denied service,' says a worker at the hospital. He ended up going outside to his car and shot himself.

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A friend of Kaisen’s, Thomas Farley, told Fox News: ‘He went there for help with depression. That was his last hope, and he didn’t get any.’

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Another source told The New York Times that Kaisen was upset because the hospital wouldn’t allow him to see an ER doctor for his mental health condition. He went to the E.R and was denied service,' says a worker at the hospital. He ended up going outside to his car and shot himself.

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