24 Jul '17, 4pm

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I was severely injured in a land mine explosion while on a combat patrol in the Batangan Peninsula in South Vietnam. I spent 18 months recovering at Walter Reed Army Hospital and another six months at the Cleveland VA Medical Center where I underwent multiple surgeries, extensive treatments and physical therapy before I was able to return home. There I was, fortunate to have a family who provided me the support and assistance I needed to continue my recovery. Despite the severity of my injuries, I count myself fortunate that I was able to live a rich and fulfilling life. But some of the men I served with returned home with wounds far worse than mine. Over the years I have met many men and women who lost limbs, suffered extreme burns, were rendered blind, developed serious illness or experienced some other life-altering impairment as a result of their military service. In t...

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