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Old 04-03-08, 11:24 AM   #1
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Marine who lost legs to land mine becomes Ironman

With a handcycle, this U.S. Marine is recovering and growing into an Ironman after losing his legs and an eye because of a land mine in Iraq. He is an amazing guy and part of the Challenged Athletes Foundation's Operation Rebound. His story is below.
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Great story. Thanks.
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Wow. That was very moving, David. What a brave and amazing young man.
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Wow...I'm inspired and grateful. Thank you...
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Thank you for sharing David. This is one reason I support the Planet Ultra Cycling Events They opened my eyes to the Challenged Athletes Foundation and I applaud them for posting there donations for everyone to see.
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Thanks for reading and the kind words. He is a way cool guy!
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I saw your bit on the Real Orange rebroadcast this morning, David. The man is truly inspiring, as is anyone who gets put down and refuses to stay down.
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Hi,

These kinds of stories blow me away. Very nicely written.
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Evan lives in Bakersfield, where I live. It’s been very interesting following his story. He has a great attitude. Life has dealt him a bum hand but he has made the best of it. It’s been a great story to follow.
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