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05-Mar-2016 21:12

And then if it doesn't work out at least you've tried.” It took him five years of hard work to finally be able to walk freely on prosthetics and regain his independence.“My goal was to be independent, free from a wheelchair, able to walk around,” he says.“I was told that was unrealistic but that was where my head was.” “I think you've got to give it your best go.For Heritage, from Poole on England's south coast, it's the latest in a string of physical challenges that, 12 years ago, seemed far out of reach.In 2004 Heritage was on his second tour of Iraq as an electronics specialist for a bomb disposal team when he was gravely injured.“We were clearing devices on a route one morning and I got blown up by a suicide bomber in a car; he drove up near me and blew himself up,” Heritage tells The Local.Aged just 24, he had to have both his legs amputated above the knee.

Mrs Hackemer, of Gowanda, New York, said her son, the youngest of six children that included two boys and four girls, was with his own daughters, Addison, 3, and Kaelynn, 4, who live in Newport News, Virginia.

The 35-year-old Briton starts his challenge on 26th August accompanied by two other ex-servicemen and a mountain guide, aiming to fundraise for two charities and prove to others with life-altering injuries exactly what's possible.



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