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Tough As They Come

Tough As They Come

(2015)
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Thousands have been wounded in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Five have survived quadruple amputee injuries. This is one soldier's story.

Thousands of soldiers die year to defend their country. United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was sure that he would become another statistic when, during his third tour of duty in Afghanistan, he was caught in an IED blast four days before his twenty-fifth birthday. Against the odds, he lived, but at a severe cost - Travis became one of only five soldiers from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to survive a quadruple amputation.

Suddenly forced to reconcile with the fact that he no longer had arms or legs, Travis was faced with a future drastically different from the one he had imagined for himself. He would never again be able to lead his squad, stroke his fingers against his wife's cheek, or pick up his infant daughter.

Travis struggled through the painful and anxious days of rehabilitation so that he could regain the strength to live his life to the fullest. With enormous willpower and endurance, the unconditional love of his family, and a generous amount of faith, Travis shocked everyone with his remarkable recovery. Even without limbs, he still swims, dances with his wife, rides mountain bikes, and drives his daughter to school.

Travis inspires thousands every day with his remarkable journey. He doesn't want to be thought of as wounded. "I'm just a man with scars," he says, "living life to the fullest and best I know how."

From the Hardcover edition.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2016 : USA Library Binding
Title: Tough as They Come
Author(s): Travis Mills, Marcus Brotherton
ISBN: 1-68324-096-0 / 978-1-68324-096-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point
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October 2015 : USA Hardback
Title: Tough As They Come
Author(s): Travis Mills, Marcus Brotherton
ISBN: 1-101-90478-X / 978-1-101-90478-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Convergent Books
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Paperback Editions

October 2016 : USA Paperback
Title: Tough As They Come
Author(s): Travis Mills, Marcus Brotherton
ISBN: 1-101-90480-1 / 978-1-101-90480-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Convergent Books
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Audio Editions

October 2015 : USA Audio edition
Title: Tough as They Come
Author(s): Travis Mills, Marcus Brotherton, Gary Sinise - foreword
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

October 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Tough As They Come
Author(s): Travis Mills, Marcus Brotherton
Publisher: Convergent Books
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