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Update 08/21/2017
Patrick Bisher

     "I got back up because I refused to stay down.
     I became who I am today, in spite of being told
     I would never walk again."
    Sometimes life give us a hit that is really hard to take. Before you
    feel sorry for the raw deal you got, think about Navy SEAL Bisher did.   

    'Be a warrior, not a victim':
    An ex-SEAL's guide to surviving life's setbacks  |  Fox News, Patrick Bisher, ex-Navy SEAL      08/11/2017
    I’ll never forget the devastating words of my doctor: “You’ll never be able to walk again.”

    At first, I didn’t think I heard the doctor correctly. What 9-year-old boy could possibly
    imagine getting such devastating news? It was the look on the doctor’s face and the way
    my mother was squeezing my hand that told me I’d heard him right.

    I looked down at my legs, hating how my own body had betrayed me. Wouldn’t let me
    play sports, run around, or play with my friends. And now, even walking was going to be
    denied to me.

    Fifteen years later I had the honor and privilege of serving my country as a Navy SEAL. I
    was badly injured as a SEAL in parachuting training exercise, but recovered from that as well.