Marine Who Lost Leg Finishes Boston Marathon Carrying American Flag

Staff Sgt. Jose Luis Sanchez, a retired marine, lost his left leg after he stepped on a IED in Afghanistan in 2011. But he didn’t let the disability bring him down. He participated the 26.2 mile Boston Marathon and completed the race in six hours, hoisting the American flag.

Verse of the Day

Be glad, people of Zion, rejoice in the LORD your God, for he has given you the autumn rains because he is faithful. He sends you abundant showers, both autumn and spring rains, as before. — Joel 2:23 (NIV)


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