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Double-amputee Marine on quest to finish 31 marathons in a month

"USMC veteran Rob Jones, 32, is running 26.2 miles in Kansas City on Monday, October 23rd - his 12th city toward his goal of completing 31 marathons, in 31 cities in 31 days. Jones is a double leg amputee - he lost both his legs, above the knees, to an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2010. He was serving as a combat engineer."