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American Veteran: Keep It Close

This Marine Keeps Ticking Against All Odds – Like His Watch

12/28/2021 | 5m 54s

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Marine veteran Saul Monroy was deployed in Afghanistan when he was severely injured in a truck explosion. His watch was found in the debris, still ticking. After dozens of surgeries and a lengthy recovery, Saul’s leg was amputated. He is now a member of the USA Patriots softball team, which is made up of amputee players, and he keeps moving forward, just like his watch.

Aired: 12/28/21 | Rating: NR

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