How young the heroes

How young the heroes
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter wasn’t old enough to legally buy beer when he threw himself on a grenade, saving the life of the fellow Marine with him in that rooftop bunker in Afghanistan.That grenade almost blew Carpenter to heaven. His right arm was broken in 30 places, he lost his right eye, his jaw was blown away … the list of catastrophic injuries goes on and on. His heart stopped three times. He’s lucky he’s alive.His mom decorated his hospital room for Christmas. When he awoke from a five-month coma that’s what he saw.He spent three …

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