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BRIEFLY CONSIDERED: “Tougher than a Tank” and “Prince of Luna Park”

“Tougher Than a Tank” Marine Eddie Ryan was hit in the head by friendly fire in Iraq, and his condition was so grave that his parents came to his bedside expecting to say goodbye. Against all odds, Ryan not only survived but was soon able to speak and use his left arm. He maintained his sense of humor, even if certain emotional cues were now absent due to his injuries. The medical bills were ... more >