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American Heroes: On the Homefront

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From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Heroes Proved," a moving and inspirational chronicle of our national heroes sacrifices and triumphs in Iraq and Afghanistan, after their return to the homefront.Combat-decorated marine Oliver North delivers a powerful, riveting firsthand account of the extraordinary young American volunteers defending us against radical Isla ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published July 1st 2014 by Threshold Editions (first published June 1st 2013)
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Dave Allen
Aug 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great series of vignettes of wounded warriors who refuse to let their injuries handicap or define them. Wonderfully motivating.
The book has several stories of Americans who took the job of defending our country, and who came close to dying. They were maimed and left to learn how to live without limbs. One of these heroes, a woman, asked the question, Will I be accepted for who I am, rather than what I am? It's a question we all probably ask ourselves, at one time or another. Maybe our deformity is divorce... or divorces, addiction, and/or some personality dysfunction. All stories in this book point to hope for us who as ...more
Wendy Williams
Sep 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I don't have enough thumbs to give proper accolades to this book. It was OUTSTANDING!! If you want a sobering reminder of what our boys go through in the military please read this book.....and grab a box of tissues because you'll need em ;)
Oct 19, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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One word = inspiring
May 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Well worth the read. Gives you a glimpse at the sacrifices our military forces risk. The book is well written and told be someone who's been there.
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