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Homes for Our Troops - Army SGT Russell Carter

"Russell Carter was in middle school during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This attack ignited a desire within him to protect his country and be a part of something bigger than himself. As soon as he was old enough, he joined the Army. He enlisted as an Infantryman with the 101st Airborne Division, deploying to Afghanistan in 2010. On Jan. 2, 2011, the vehicle carrying Sergeant Carter and four others malfunctioned, causing it to lose steering control, and go off the side of a bridge, falling about 50 feet. SGT Carter sustained a spinal cord injury paralyzing him from the neck down and a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Read more here:' from video introduction

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