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2008 SHOT Show — Outdoors as therapy for injured vets

Updated: February 3, 2008, 12:28 AM ET
By Sam Eifling | ESPNOutdoors.com

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LAS VEGAS — It was Veteran's Day 2005 when a roadside bomb in Iraq blew off Robert Leonard's right leg.

An Army sergeant in the 3/7 Calvary, Leonard, now 25-years-old, had grown up hunting and fishing in New Mexico. When a veteran's advocacy group called the Wounded Warrior Project invited him to make his first trip back into the outdoors, on a fishing trip, he wondered how much his body would allow him to do.

"You don't know what to expect," he ...

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