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Marines Help Young Amputee Finish Triathlon (VIDEO)

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Credit: The Today Show

This story might just restore your faith in humanity. Ben Baltz of Valparaiso, Florida had already completed a 150-yard swim and 4-mile bike ride as part of the Sea Turtle Tri-Kids Triathlon earlier this month when a whole new challenge presented itself — his prosthetic walking leg gave out during the final leg of the event.  Word of Ben’s situation quickly spread and a group of local marines immediately came to his rescue. They carried him piggy-back style across the finish line, giving a whole new meaning to the phrase, “No man left behind.”

Source: The Today Show

 

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