Not all heroes wear capes. Some of them are just wearing a pair of running shoes. Like this guy!
This is Rob Jones, a Marine veteran who lost both of his legs while deployed in 2010.
On his website, he explained,
“During my deployment to Afghanistan while operating as a part of a push into Taliban territory, I was tasked with clearing an area with a high likelihood of containing an IED. It was in this capacity that I was wounded in action by a land mine. It was in this capacity that I was wounded in action by a land mine. The injury resulted in a left knee dis-articulation and a right above knee amputation of my legs.” [Read more HERE]
But come on, did you really think that would stop him from doing what he already does? He still rides a bike, rows, and runs marathons. And not just one or two marathons. Thirty-one of them. In 31 days!! All across the world. Thank a veteran today. See his story below.