Adversity and Survival

I recently read an article about a young man who lost a leg to a land mine while hiking in a third-world country.  This stalwart outdoorsman was instantly transformed into a frightened victim with months of surgery, physical therapy, and prosthetic training in his future. His journey through adversity and survival was inspiring, as he battled (as you can imagine) deep depression and post-traumatic stress syndrome in addition to his physical wounds.  Eventually, he formed a support group for survivors, …

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