Disabled American Soldier Visits Boy to Show His Disability Changes Nothing

Aug 19, 2016 at 6:13 pm |

Keeping America Great

Every day, US soldiers across the world put their lives at risk so we can comfortably live at home. Of the more than 50,000 American troops wounded in action in Iraq and Afghanistan, 1000 lost a major limb and required an amputation.

Conversely, about one in 2000 babies are born each year with a missing or deformed limb. Being disabled can greatly affect ones life and career, depending on one’s passion, but since the technology for prothstetics has improved dramatically, windows of opportunity are quickly opening again. This disabled soldier visited a disabled boy to prove missing a limb doesn’t change anything.

Jose Louis Sanchez pushing over a tirev

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Keep the tissues close, this one pulls on your heartstrings

Soldier, Jose Louis Sanchez, visited Diego Mercado, a boy born without a limb to prove their disabilities don’t change what they can achieve.