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Marine Who Lost Legs In Combat Runs Marathons As Show Of Gratitude

"We've been married since July, and he's been planning this for sort of 18 months or so. So, when we got engaged, I knew this was (laughs) in the cards to do a month-long road trip around the U.S. ,” says Pam. “After today he just has five left to go. When you run 26 marathons you go five left, that seems really easy. But 5 marathons in 5 days is still a task 99.9% of people would never think about undertaking, let alone being able to actually achieve.”

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“What I hope happens, is if there’s a veteran out there that’s struggling, they’ll see my story and they’ll be able to use that to their advantage,” he said. While running, he raised money for the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, Coalition to Salute America's Heroes, and the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund.