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Achilles International
March 25, 2010

I can't say enough about the Achiiles Freedom Team. Four years ago I met the staff of the Freedom Team. I'm a retired Marine and amputee. I was asked if I wanted to race a handcrank wheelchair. The next four years I participated in approx. 15 marathons. The best thing about beinng around the Freedom Team is what I have seen them do for our wounded. I have seen so many kids on the start of a marathon weekend have the look of why am I doing this and I'm embarrased to be seen out as a amputee. Then you see them three days later and they our total different people. Selfconfident and with a feeling like wow ! If I just did a marathon I can do anything with the rest of my life.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Various marathons

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The work they do with our wounded Veterans

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

I come in contact with all the Freedom Team Staff at Marathon events

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Help so many of our wounded troops

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Client Served & Participate in Freedom Team Marathons.