Former Navy SEAL gets a fresh pair of lungs and raises money for charity

Justin Legg Justin Legg

Justin Legg, 34, a former Navy SEAL went from Hercules to bed ridden.  He was used to amazing feats - lifting incredible weights, running marathons, and swimming amazing distances.  One day he woke up feeling a pain in his chest.  This pain turned out to be a form of leukemia which destroyed his lungs.

He received a pair of lungs from a young suicide victim and was determined to make a difference in the world.  Only eight months after the transplant, he was able to run two half marathons.  Through running, he has raised $39,000 for cancer research and is planning on raising another $11,000 by the end of the year.  Once he raises $50,000 this year, he will be eligible to name a cancer research project which he plans to name,  Jarred McKinley Carter,  after the kid who's lungs he received.

Way to keep inspiring and raising money for good!

 

Peace & Love,

Jon

Last modified onSunday, 09 July 2017 03:04
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