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Marine Corps Staff Sgt. James Sides lost his hand in Afghanistan. Thankfully, technology has given him a replacement that works almost like his old one.
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Left to right: U.S. Air Force veteran Terese Frenz, British army veteran Kate Philip and former U.S. Army Spc. Margaux Mange pose together at the ceremonial South Pole. Mange said one of the best things about the two-week ski expedition was bonding with fellow wounded veterans and service members from Britain, Canada and Australia. Their similar experiences transcended cultural barriers. (Photo courtesy of former Spc. Margaux Mange)

Follow former Spc. Margaux Mange as she recovers from her injury and prepares her body and mind for the South Pole.
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Photo: NFL Pro Bowl players DeSean Jackson (#10) and LeSean McCoy (#25) from the Philadephia Eagles and Alex Smith (#11) of the Kansas City Chiefs, join members of the Warrior Transition Battalion, at the Tropics Recreation Center at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Jan. 22, 2014, as part of Pro Bowl week official NFL activities. This Wounded Warrior mural project was part of the "NFL Play 60 Community Blitz," with Pro Bowl players making appearances at military installations around Oahu, Hawaii. (U.S. Army photo by Jack Wiers/ Released)

The NFL stars came to Schofield Baracks, Jan. 22, to spend some quality time with soldiers while working on a Wounded Warrior mural project.
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Photo: (Warrior Canine Connection courtesy photo/ Released)

For some wounded warriors, the path to healing is best traveled with the help of a furry, devoted friend.
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Photo: Tech. Sgt. Matthew Zien, a former military training instructor at Joint Base San Antonio -- Lackland, Texas, uses those skills and traits to recover from a life-threatening illness. He now uses that positive energy to motivate and mentor others. (Photo Illustration) (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Riley Johnson)

Tech. Sgt. Matthew Zien was a textbook military training instructor who turned a life threatening illness into a way to inspire others.
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