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Thank you he -- -- navy seal and has seen combat in Iraq Afghanistan and beyond but now he's got a different action.
To help disabled -- reclaim their sense of purpose after being injured on the battlefield.
-- -- -- The mission continues.
And the author of the brand new book the heart and the -- the education of -- humanitarian.
Of a navy seal and he's my -- Good morning to good morning pleasure of him so let's talk first about mission continues because after you served on the front lines -- came home and decided to create that's why.
Exactly but when I was serving in Iraq errors a command Ayman al-Qaeda targeting -- my unit was hit by a suicide truck bomb and -- my injuries were very minor.
I saw that my friends had been more severely injured were really struggling to rebuild a sense of purpose in their lives.
And so we get the machine contained.
Let the machine continues -- that we help them to rebuild that sense of purpose by serving again here at home with nonprofits and charitable organizations so you had 151000 volunteers yes and you have these wounded veterans that in his place them in organizations like the Boys and Girls Club.
And so they do this volunteer work what do they gain.
What we found is that the most serious injury for them comes not because they've lost their eyesight or they're hearing her limb but the most serious injuries it is if you lose your sense of purpose.
And so when they start to serve again they start to reconnect to their strengths and they start to rebuild that sense of purpose and they see.
That we see them not as problems but his assets who -- here at harming can continue their mission of public service.
How can people get involved for watching right.
If people go out to mission continues dot org.
They can read about the organization they can volunteer alongside our fellows they can sponsor our fellows and they can really become part.
Of the mission continues movement and they can go to FOX & Friends dot com I wanna talk about your book as well the hearts fist because.
He served on the front lines as a navy -- but -- part of this book is also about serving on the front lines as humanitarian.
Yeah the book is about service on the front lines doing humanitarian work overseas combat deployments abroad and now this work and our communities here at home and when I was doing that humanitarian work I work with mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity and are not see India I worked with children of the street in Bolivia.
With children who lost limbs to land mines in Cambodia and it was working in those situations where learned a lot of the lessons that we apply now to the work that we do.
At the machine continues so if somebody reads this book.
And they did not serve in the military it's.
What can they learn about themselves well what I learned is that we all have front lines in our lives and a lot of people are out there struggling.
And when they see the struggles that Navy SEALs go through in training when they see the struggles that I saw on -- humanitarian work when they hear about the struggles of wounded and disabled veterans.
I think they begin to see that in their own front lines they too can live with the -- in the fist.
They too can live with both compassion and courage.
In order to win those struggles on their own personal front lines it's very well -- air -- and you can find out more about in his book the heart fist and more about mission.
At FOX & Friends dot com thanks so much for -- you're very welcome.
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