Gary Linfoot has been on a mission to get something back, something that was taken from him eight years ago and eight thousand miles away after he was deployed to Iraq. While on his 20th deployment, a helicopter accident left him paralyzed. But it wasn’t until years later -when he received a call from his daughter’s boyfriend for her hand in marriage- that he was inspired to begin the toughest mission in his life.
Ft. Campbell soldier takes on special mission after devastating accident
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