Last April, Jeff Paradis of South Monmouth posted a video on his timeline with no idea that it would make such a far reaching impact. His inspirational selfie-mode video was recorded outside the Maine Veterans Hospital is now at nearly 4 million views on Facebook.

In it, Jeff tells the heart-wrenching story of two of his brothers who in the past week who "wanted to leave this f-in' planet". Fortunately, they got in for mental health services and got help before it was too late.

Mr. Paradis' pure emotion and uncensored real talk has touched many of our neighbors here in Maine and beyond. He reminds us all to continue to take care of our brave veterans who have given so much. Jeff is also himself a veteran who served with the US Army Infantry 10th Mountain Division in Afghanistan.

Now Jeff is back with a happy update on one of his veteran brothers and a reminder that we are all still "F-in' Worth It!"

Veterans and family members can get help by calling the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255.