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Warrior Games Athletes Challenge Stereotypes



Editor’s Note: This article was written by Aaron LeMay, a Communication Chair for Roll Call Chicagoland and Recruiting Programs Specialist at Exelon Corporation, a Hirepurpose partner.

RJ Anderson Jr. and Ryan Shannon are two veterans who have overcome a lot more than most. In November 2012, Anderson was serving in the Army as a helicopter technician, when a motorcycle accident left him paralyzed from the chest down. Shannon suffered from a brain injury, a broken left foot that resulted in paralysis, and post-traumatic stress disorder after eight years in the Navy.

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