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One Step at a Time: A Young Marine's Story of Courage, Hope and a New Life in the NFL
     

One Step at a Time: A Young Marine's Story of Courage, Hope and a New Life in the NFL

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by Josh Bleill
 

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Josh Bleill tells people he had "one bad day". On October 15, 2006, while on a combat patrol in Fallujah Iraq, an IED (improvised explosive device) struck Josh's Humvee. The explosion tore through the vehicle—killing two of his fellow marines and severely injuring Bleill and his best friend. Josh awoke five days later with the news of the loss of his two

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Josh Bleill tells people he had "one bad day". On October 15, 2006, while on a combat patrol in Fallujah Iraq, an IED (improvised explosive device) struck Josh's Humvee. The explosion tore through the vehicle—killing two of his fellow marines and severely injuring Bleill and his best friend. Josh awoke five days later with the news of the loss of his two friends and both of his legs. One Step at a Time: A Young Marine's Story of Courage, Hope, and a New Life in the NFL follows his journey from his enlistment then on to active duty in Fallujah, through two years of rehab, and ultimately to his job as the community spokesman for the Indianapolis Colts. Readers will be inspired by his undying enthusiasm, infectious joy, and sense of humor. Everyone has had that "one bad day". Josh discovered that life begins when we embrace our bad days and keep going forward, one step at a time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617492723
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,214,839
File size:
667 KB

Meet the Author

Josh Bleill is a community spokesperson for the Indianapolis Colts. On October 15, 2006, he was conducting combat patrols in Fallujah, Iraq, when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. He suffered multiple injuries including the loss of both his legs. He lives in Carmel, Indiana. Mark Tabb has authored or coauthored more than 25 books, including the New York Times bestseller, Mistaken Identity and A Promise to Ourselves (with Alec Baldwin). His solo titles include, Living with Less: The Upside of Downsizing Your Life and How Can a Good God Let Bad Things Happen?

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One Step at a Time: A Young Marine's Story of Courage, Hope and a New Life in the NFL 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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My brother is currently battling losing his legs in Afghanistan and is a young Marine. This book has provided so much insight into the day to day battles that Josh went through. What an amazing book, I can't put it down!