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2012 Marine Corps trials prove to be a milestone in 1/23 Marine’s road to recovery

Story by Cpl. Lucas Vega | Marine Forces Reserve | Date: 02.18.2012

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - At the archery range for the 2012 Marine Corps Trials, Lance Cpl. Christopher Crump straddles the firing line on a leg that once shattered, finds his natural respiratory pause with lungs that were once collapsed, sights in on his bow with an eye that was once dangling from its socket, and speaks and writes words that he could not temporarily say and scribe, due the tragic event of Aug. 16, 2011.

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