J.R. Martinez and Karina Smirnoff Show Dancing Veterans How to Bust a Move
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J.R. Martinez and Karina Smirnoff Show Dancing Veterans How to Bust a Move

J.R. Martinez is doing everything in his power to urge Dancing With the Stars fans to serve — and that doesn’t mean serve him and partner Karina Smirnoff with votes. He wants his new, larger-than-life fame to inspire everyone watching to serve their country, and bring more attention to veterans. What better day to do such a thing than today, Veteran’s Day!

Watch as J.R. and Karina show off their dancing skills and teach other military-minded folks how “dancing is kind of therapeutic,” as J.R. says. He continued: “We think that this would be something that would be very therapeutic for a lot of troops and a lot of families, and it would be one way they together would do something brand new.”

Karina mentioned the fact that she “grew up in New York, 9/11 happened... It's just important to remind ourselves that there are men and women who are able to protect us at home.”

See if “the guys actually enjoy the steps,” as J.R. put it, in the clip below. And find out other ways to do service for the armed forces at www.missionserved.org.

Source: Entertainment Tonight

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