The Movement: One Man Joins An Uprising

Jesse Murphree, American Hero – ‘The Current’ Film

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While serving in the US military in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, also known as the “Valley of Death” amongst American forces, Corporal Jesse Murphree’s life was changed forever on December 27, 2007. While stopping with his comrade to turn around one of their cars, he recalls “mid-sentence of talking to my buddy… I heard kind of …

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Adaptive Mono-ski / Sit-ski – World of Adaptive Sports

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A featured event in the winter Paralympic games, adaptive athletes participate in alpine skiing throughout the world on both recreational and competitive platforms. Alpine skiing was the featured adaptive sport in Make a Hero’s first film “The Movement: One Man Joins an Uprising”. On the Paralympic level, there are seven divisions of the sport as referenced …

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Jim Martinson – The Movement: One Man Joins An Uprising

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Jim Martinson once dreamed that he could spend his life as a skibum. Then he went on a tour of duty in Vietnam. Jim was injured in a landmine explosion. Jim did not allow this accident to break his will. He returned to the US and, following his recovery, began his journey in a wheelchair. When …

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Chris Waddell – The Movement: One Man Joins An Uprising

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“Its not what happens to you. It’s what you do with what happens to you.” The following is the second edition of the Friday feature blog of inspiring heroes that have supported Make A Hero. This week we are featuring Mr. Chris Waddell from ‘The Movement‘: One Man Joins An Uprising with a biography according to …

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Joshua Myers, 2016 Paralympic Hopeful – Hero Gallery Guest Authored Blog Post

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My name is Joshua Myers. I was born 9 weeks pre-mature, which led to Cerebral Palsy and my being confined to a wheelchair since birth. Cerebral Palsy is a non-contagious motor condition that causes physical disability in human development, primarily within body movement. There are many different levels of Cerebral Palsy; my specific condition is …

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