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Blesma, The Limbless Veterans



January 28, 2022


Ken landed on the beaches of Normandy during WW2. A few days after the D-Day landings he was hit by a German shell losing his leg. “We were on an anti-tank battery and I got unlucky when a shell came in. I saw me boot with a sock go up in the air and I looked down and my foot were hanging on by bits of skin. It was like my leg had been put in a bucket of boiling hot water. The first thing I was given at the first aid station was a pot of sweet tea. But at the field hospital, they dressed my wound then amputated my leg." This veteran is now 99 years old. Thank you for your service Ken


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We love all our veterans. Thank you for sharing this beautiful story of a truly selfless vet who, like most Veterans was not thinking of himself, but wanted to serve our country. We should hear more stories like his and I hope he knows how much we appreciate him. We love it when children come up to Dave and tell him "Thank you for your service." Also adults who tell him and others thank you. All our children should be taught to thank those who serve, including our police and firefighters, often at risk of their own safety. We are so blessed in America with freedom, because of those who came first and desired this land to be one of…

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