A new shell for a loyal hermit crab and his little family, so that they can finally feel safe and begin to help others, those veterans who need a little R+R, Rehabilitation and Re-homing.

A new shell for a loyal hermit crab and his little family, so that they can finally feel safe and begin to help others, those veterans who need a little R+R, Rehabilitation and Re-homing.

From Topher Thomas

A home to call our own, so we can help veterans who, without a family or proper support end up as statistics on streets or in prison. There just isn't sufficient support for veterans leaving with mental health problems.

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8 months ago

A Hermit- A bit of an outsider, sometimes struggles to fit in 'mainstream', usually prefers social distance and time for reflection.
UK Armed Forces terms:
Loyal-Having love for your country, people, and monarchy.
Crab-Personnel in the Royal Air Force.
Pongo-Personnel in the Army
Matelot-Navy Personnel

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After a difficult service exit due to misconceptions about the reasons for my health decline, along with a small monthly medical pension and the MODs dismissal of my allegations of misconduct, we were left homeless after eviction from our married quarter, we were hurriedly given a council house less than 15 minutes from the source of defamation that led to a terrible half existence 'in the dark' over the true scope of my health problems, simply feeling like it was my fault that I couldn't bounce back and provide for my family. I have almost every symptom of Vascular EDS, but have lost 80kg+ and since changing mental health medications, all I have wanted is to stop what happened to us happening to anyone else. But more specifically to have an area to offer peer support in relaxing surroundings with simple single dwellings, communal gardens, an animal shelter, to exercise unwanted dogs and cheer up lonely and hopeless veterans. Somewhere they can gain perspective and re-evaluate things. Too many good men and women are senselessly lost every year because they don't have the support they need. Without my wife, daughter and son, I wouldn't be here now.

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Topher Thomas posted a new update:
8 months ago

Update #2

A Hermit- A bit of an outsider, sometimes struggles to fit in 'mainstream', usually prefers social distance and time for reflection.
UK Armed Forces terms:
Loyal-Having love for your country, people, and monarchy.
Crab-Personnel in the Royal Air Force.
Pongo-Personnel in the Army
Matelot-Navy Personnel

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Topher Thomas posted a new update:
8 months ago

Update #1

I'd love to be able to post pictures and link to my facebook account, but because I have an Autistic Son, a Wife with Fibromyalgia and a Daughter also exhibiting symptoms of EDS we must, at least for now stay 'under the radar' for mental health reasons. Bless you for expressing an interest. I'm happy to answer questions from donators to prove 'authenticity'. Thank you for stopping by.

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