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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

USA Paralympic sled hockey team member Rico Roman (U.S. Veteran) - video

Rico Roman spent nine years serving his country as a U.S. Army staff sergeant. But an IED explosion in Iraq forced him to have his left leg amputated, and now Roman hopes to represent Team USA in the sled hockey rink at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

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