After an improvised explosive device detonated near Shane's Humvee in 2006, he never imagined he'd be able to play sports again. In this article, WWP's director of physical health and wellness, James Herrera, discusses how adaptive sports can transform the lives of warriors like Shane.
"It’s not just about the injury or the long and difficult recovery period to follow, it’s about where the story goes after that and the people around you through it all," said Mark Eli, lead singer of Eli Young Band. "That’s what WWP is all about and that is what the video tries to shed some light on."
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“Jonathan Pruden came in from Wounded Warrior Project. I was seriously brain damaged. I didn’t have a forehead. He said ‘I’m Jon. I will leave this backpack here.’ I said ‘Hi,’ and he didn’t realize I would talk.” Army veteran Bobby Woods hit it off with Jonathan – someone who didn’t worry about what he did in the service. “We didn’t talk about how I was hurt or the military. We talked about SEC football and other stuff.”