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'Warrior's Walk' to raise money for viral salute soldier

NEED TO KNOW
  • Injured soldier Josh Hargis lost both legs in IED attack
  • Photo of the salute at hospital was seen around the world
  • His brother-in-law is walking 200 miles to raise money for him

It was the salute seen around the world. Cpl. Josh Hargis was lying in his hospital bed after losing both of his legs in an IED attack in Afghanistan. When an officer came to his bed to pin on his Purple Heart, Hargis managed to raise his arm to salute the officer.

Read more: Injured Ranger's inspiring salute goes viral

Now his brother-in-law and fellow soldier Patrick Griffith wants to make sure no one forgets about Hargis and other servicemembers. Griffith, along with friends and family members, are taking part in "The Warrior's Walk" on February 17 to help raise money to help the Hargis family.

Griffith appeared on Weekend Express to talk about the event and his brother-in-law's ongoing recovery.


 

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