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When Johnny came marching home from Vietnam it was on a med evac from Germany . Then off to a VA hospital for a number of operations on his legs and back . You see Johnny took a grenade meant for his squad . It hit his back and legs as he protected his buddies who he turned and faced them yelling ,
" Grenade ".

Johnny almost didn’t make it . He lives with fellow vets in a two bedroom apartment . This is as tall as Johnny will ever be able to stand . Once a marine standing tall . Now bent over and still standing tall in his heart . Meet a vet , thank them . Meet someone who is still serving . Thank them .
POP’s

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Retired from USC’s school of medicine . Now doing professional photography as I see fit . Love all my models , weather they are human or landscapes . Homeless photography is my passion as is helping them out .

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  • CanyonWind
  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandalmost 3 years ago

    Great one POP’s

  • AngieBanta
    AngieBantaalmost 3 years ago

    Wow, what a powerful image!! Johnny is a true hero!!! He has beautiful eyes!! Wonderful capture, although it saddens me to see him or anyone injured or suffering!

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldalmost 3 years ago

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBalmost 3 years ago

    October 17, 2011

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