Zachary Bell and Jay Blancas never intended to be a voice for the military and veteran communities. They simply thought it would be funny to stand on the side of the road with a cardboard sign where they had written a phrase only a Marine would understand like, “Take Motrin, drink water, change your socks.” But they soon found that these subtle, humorous nods to shared experiences were actually cathartic for many post-9/11 veterans like themselves. Explore how Zach and Jay are using social media and humor to get veterans to stop taking themselves too seriously and start addressing their mental health.
Video releasing this June.
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