Skip to comments.Iraq War Veteran Celebrates End of 2,012 Mile Walk
Posted on 12/18/2012 9:32:43 PM PST by nickcarraway
Major Phil Packer MBE, who was injured in a rocket attack in Iraq in 2008, has crossed the finishing line of his 2,012 mile charity walk in Canary Wharf, London.
Major Phil Packer MBE, a former soldier who was told he would never walk again after a rocket attack in Iraq in 2008, has completed his 2,012 mile walk to raise money to build a Centre for Inspiration to help youngsters facing adversity.
It is the latest of a series of challenges that the former soldier has undertaken since 2008, including parachuting with the Red Devils and rowing the English Channel.
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I hope the good Major arranged to have the docs who gave him that diagnosis on hand at the finish line so he could deliver a personal “F#$& you” to them.
Never underestimate the power of the human spirit, especially when it’s housed in a soldier.
***** “Never underestimate the power of the human spirit, especially when its housed in a soldier.” ******
BUMP and DITTOS
God Bless him.