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(Panama City News Herald)   Marine carries kid across triathlon finish line after prosthetic leg breaks   ( divider line
    More: Hero, triathlons, leg breaks, Sea Turtle Tri, Pensacola Beach, Valparaiso, artificial limb  
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2790 clicks; posted to Sports » on 11 Oct 2012 at 12:00 PM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-10-11 04:51:15 PM  
2 votes:
Semper Fi Marine. Good job. And for haters like Wasilla Hillbilly, I didn't see anyone else helping out this kid.
2012-10-11 09:05:23 PM  
1 vote:
I emailed the Shriners and linked them to the article, hopefully they can help the kid out :)
2012-10-11 06:20:56 PM  
1 vote:
I like how the kid doesn't get what the big deal is. Welcome to America where everyone gets 15 minutes of fame for something, kid! Too bad yours is being carried across a finish line because you couldn't do it yourself. Them's the breaks.
2012-10-11 01:56:18 PM  
1 vote:
Really nice story :)

It seems like the kid's leg keeps giving him problems...maybe an organization like the Shriners can help him out and get him a better quality prostetic leg?
2012-10-11 12:33:57 PM  
1 vote:
No one gets left behind.

2012-10-11 12:24:27 PM  
1 vote:

Wasilla Hillbilly: Is it particularly important to this story that the man is a Marine?

They want/need/deserve all the good press they can get.
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