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CBS' Lara Logan says she suffers from PTSD

TV journalist Lara Logan, who was sexually assaulted while covering the unrest in Egypt, holds hands with her husband Joseph Burkett, as they pose for photographers on the red carpet as they arrive for the annual White House Correspondent's Association dinner, April 30, 2011, in Washington,D.C. President Obama will attend the dinner, which combines the administration's top officials, Capitol Hill politicians and Hollywood glitz and glamour. UPI/Mike Theiler | <a href="/News_Photos/lp/a11b6fab9731749445001a0b719c5be2/" target="_blank">License Photo</a>
TV journalist Lara Logan, who was sexually assaulted while covering the unrest in Egypt, holds hands with her husband Joseph Burkett, as they pose for photographers on the red carpet as they arrive for the annual White House Correspondent's Association dinner, April 30, 2011, in Washington,D.C. President Obama will attend the dinner, which combines the administration's top officials, Capitol Hill politicians and Hollywood glitz and glamour. UPI/Mike Theiler | License Photo

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Broadcast journalist Lara Logan says she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder following her sexual assault in Egypt but she has to "ranger through" it.

The 40-year-old CBS News correspondent, a married mother of two young children, was brutally attacked by members of a mob while she was in Cairo's Tahrir Square last year covering the celebrations following the fall of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

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A group of Egyptian women and a soldier eventually saved Logan from her assailants, but she has said she experiences flashbacks and nightmares.

"It manifests itself in different ways. I want to be free of it, but I'm not. It doesn't go away. It's not something I keep track of. It's not predictable like that. But it happens more than I'd like," Logan told the New York Daily News. "When I'm lying there, waiting for my daughter to go to sleep, I have time to think about things. Those can be dark moments. You ranger through, you have to. You're aware of how much you have and it's so much more than what you've lost. You have a responsibility. Life is not about dwelling on the bad."

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Logan is expected to return soon to "60 Minutes" and CBS News. She also is to serve as co-host of "Person to Person" with Charlie Rose.

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