Episode Twenty Nine - Ben Harrow

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Episode 29 - "I Will Find a Way"

On this episode Ryan is joined by Ben Harrow, US Army CPT, accomplished officer and a decorated American hero.

Ben attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and received the Unsung Hero award his senior year. In 2006, he prepared for his first 15-month combat deployment to Iraq and earned the rank of Captain.

On May 15, 2012, while deployed in Afghanistan, Ben was leading a team of Green Berets on an anti-terrorism mission when he stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED). He lost both legs above the knee, two fingers, and a large portion of flesh from his right forearm.

In this Episode:

  • How Ben found his way to the Military
  • Special Forces selection
  • Deploying overseas
  • Stepping on an IED
  • Reliving trauma, developing a strong mindset
  • Healing physically and mentally
  • “I will find a way.”
  • Being resilient

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Instagram: @bharrow37

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