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Sonny Lemerande

In 2003, Sonny Lemerande joined the U.S. Navy to become a hospital corpsman. Six years later, he was injured while deployed to Afghanistan. Here’s his story.
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Photo: Air Force Maj. Scott Bullis wins the gold medal for the 20K recumbent bike heat during the for the 2013 Warrior Games cycling competition at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 12. From May 11-16, more than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans will compete for gold in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball. (DOD photo by EJ Hersom/released)

Air Force Maj. Scott Bullis wins the gold medal for the 20K recumbent bike heat during the for the 2013 Warrior Games cycling competition at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 12
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Photo: Warrior Games 2013: 50 AF wounded warriors test their mettle. U.S. Air Force photo illustration.

Four members of the U.S. Air Force 2013 Warrior Games team recently sat down to share their stories.
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Photo: Team Air Force enters the U.S. Olympic Training Center for the opening ceremony of the 2013 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11. From May 11-16, more than 200 wounded, ill and injured servicemembers and veterans from the U.S. Marines, Army, Air Force and Navy will compete for the gold in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and U.S. Air Force Academy. DoD photo by EJ Hersom

Team Air Force enters the U.S. Olympic Training Center for the opening ceremony of the 2013 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11.
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Photo: U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jorge Salazar with Wounded Warrior Battalion West practices swimming at the 2013 All-Marine Warrior Games team training camp in Colorado Springs, Colo. on April 29, 2013. The training camp is a two-week camp in order for the Marines to prepare for the 2013 Warrior Games. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Sharon D. Kyle MCB Quantico Combat Camera/Released)

Marine Corps Cpl. Jorge Salazar assigned to Wounded Warrior Battalion West practices swimming at the 2013 All-Marine Warrior Games team training camp in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 29, 2013.
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