Get your bumper sticker now!

ABC Pays Tribute to Iraq War Amputee Turned Paralympics Hockey Athlete

296 views

<p>The 14 March 2014 edition of ABC's <em>World News</em> named Rico Roman, a member of Team U.S.A. in the Sochi Paralympics, its 'Person of the Week.' Roman, an Iraq War veteran who lost his left leg after his Humvee struck an IED, is now the "the star forward of the U.S. Paralympic hockey team." Amy Robach spotlighted how the Oregon native "discovered sled hockey – an outlet from the confines of a hospital room."<br /><br />Robach also pointed out how a significant percentage of the American Paralympics team come from the military:</p><p>AMY ROBACH: ...Roman is one of 18 U.S. veterans competing in the Paralympics this year. They make up over 20 percent of all the U.S. athletes –&nbsp; representatives from the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Roman served in the U.S. Army for nine years – three tours in Iraq.</p>

MRCTV Reader,

The liberal media are terrified of the truth, especially when it leads to uncomfortable questions about their own leftist worldview.

MRCTV is the multimedia division of MRC featuring original content and aggregated videos of the news, people, and events conservatives care about.

MRCTV relies on the support of our loyal readers (and video viewers) to keep providing the news and commentary that matter to the American people, not just stories that prop up the liberal agenda.

Make a donation today. Just $15 a month would make a tremendous impact and enable us to keeping shining the light where the liberal media are afraid to tread.

— The MRCTV Team

DONATE

Connect

Sign up for our MRCTV newsletter to receive the latest news.

Sponsored Links