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But of those segments and I waters world as you may know we have a campaign under way to get high tech wheelchairs -- most severely wounded veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns.
The so called track shares cost 151000 dollars each.
Well a five living presidents signed this picture and the sale of nine of those pictures brought in about a million dollars.
Replicas of the picture brought in another six million and counting.
And if you donate 25 dollars more to the independence fund that's independent fund dot org.
Just sponsoring detractors you get a picture suitable for framing chickened out on billoreilly.com now.
Factor viewers -- the most generous in the country and you guys have helped hundreds of veterans three of them.
Met with -- waters.
One from Arkansas the other from Ohio I and the third from Texas.
-- What does that stand for I should sending them I got talent in college how you get it was assays are very unpredictable Dillon cannon.
I just turned 27 I'm from sure in Texas drew morally.
From -- northeast Ohio I deployed April 1 2012.
In Kandahar Province that we should go -- -- -- October I was deployed.
That are part 2010.
And then I was injured.
And made -- 2012.
I was with second infantry -- -- However it's when you -- -- injuries to some between night we were going back to -- vehicle maintenance somebody stopped a convoy has said that this also might drop a roadside -- at a checkpoint.
I stood up before.
Think -- an -- here popping back.
It hit my C sixty -- I'm paralyzed now from like about -- -- them.
Their mission was really to this going to town -- and so we'll base there and there's a lot of things that kind of seemed out of place -- found the ID and Tylenol.
I was senator -- added I knew it was remembered going in the air and I think Jack Cust before I hit the ground and exactly what happened -- everything just felt real hot.
We were on -- just not a patrol in a abandoned compound and I stepped on the day it does not an -- All I can say is that the beginning of -- -- -- Ryan.
Everything goes cloudy and then they're hearing the bells and the bells and the smoke they did a pretty good job I wasn't even aware of my injury I just knew that I couldn't stand up.
And I kept trying to lead the patrol until my platoon leader kind of patted me on the -- -- you need to worry about.
Getting out here was it considered that the need.
-- -- the blast in the last removed my right leg I know that I can endanger him.
Something's not right.
-- -- was three months pregnant when I was injured but definitely get up and walk him before -- was -- You know about them and he's clapping for -- He's -- hammer.
-- your muscles and loss during that period it took me awhile to accept the fact that I got the easy way out and say your mom came CEO it felt good to wake up and cheer for him.
I knew my dad passed the -- a trooper.
-- more focused on the family.
-- an -- we talk about.
-- -- things being significant emotional events and they're not this one's I probably think about it a little bit every day.
-- to say that I dwell on now I I don't think I do your relationship with your wife how has that changed -- you've gotten.
More mobility she's been I want my rock through this whole thing every day of my recovery has gotten.
Our relationship -- continue to get stronger and stronger as -- shifted from patient load.
Back in the husband I can do virtually anything I want to do.
It just it's gonna take some equipment to do it.
What's the road from Sudan that you would have -- -- and on behalf of the independence on.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Action -- here.
-- -- -- your late last year driving around in the woods and it was really cool and you know at first I was I have to -- one of these.
Either -- posing with -- like what do you think about that chargers team in the back do you want -- I -- this breaks the mobility period.
To get under the little -- now I can't.
I don't want my life to be about the injury I want my life today about what I did after the injury and how I became better after the injury.
-- been very supportive of the track -- They -- this case is actually liberating definitely a big thank you doing mr.
for and handling snap.
I challenged him to come out of the paint ball that's yell let us know who of their bring cheers and take some veterans.
Hopefully it won't.
-- I am gonna do that.
Yeah I absolutely didn't filled -- the I gotta I gotta go to Chicago first to the good town meeting and then I'll go to the paint ball thing.
I mean what I found when I -- -- Walter -- did talk to some of these guys and that's before we started this campaign.
Was that -- spirit has not been crushed now most of them I mean some of them.
I guess succumb to it but.
-- -- They just are so brave that's the -- -- and it's just break away freight.
So that those of us who didn't have to sacrifice in these wars and haven't had to sacrifice for our country.
We gotta do what we can and these these machines are unbelievable they're unbelievable they're actually so incredible we followed a guy and he was going in such a rugged terrain.
Our cameraman fell into a river trying to film him yeah that's how crazy off road you can get and not only can you go camping and hunting.
You can fish you can even play golf is now the standard track chair you can elevate yourself into an upright position.
Dillon cannon is a car guy he owns a Camaro he can now look inside the engine.
And he was never able to do that before and the kids love it because they can carry the kids in the chair with them in the little kids.
And and go to the beach with Amylin so anyway good good job and we don't want to be maudlin about this.
We just wanted to we we do in this piece.
-- so effective -- can know where these more than seven million dollars have gone.
And if you haven't given or you'd like to its independence fund dot war of independence fund obvious one patriot who runs and all the money goes to this is no administrative costs.
Steve Lugar right yeah home Lugar Lugar an amazing guy he's a patriot we're gonna have him on two and a few weeks and he can talk to us about it.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- The mother isn't troubled homeowners surrendered the first -- -- -- -- -- very are outcasts.
Duff and also want to thank.
Sherry Lansing used to be I think Paramount Pictures chief.
Two of her friends donated public track chairs in honor of her birthday and wanna get the showbiz people involved -- showbiz people you Hollywood people should support this thanks what -- --
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