Bruce's Story of Strength

While it takes strength to serve in the Armed Forces, it takes a different kind of strength to live life beyond injury.

It could be the strength to learn to walk again, or to ask for help after 15 years of suffering in silence.

Together, we can help our wounded veterans overcome their daily battles and thrive. Veterans like Bruce.

 

Meet Bruce and Louise

 

Strong is 16 years of service for your country. Stronger is learning to walk again.

Watch as Bruce and his wife, Louise, talk about their lives beyond injury.

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Bruce

Bruce says that while it takes strength to be in the military, it takes a different kind of strength to accept that your life has changed. Watch and read his story to find out how he rediscovered his 'get up and go'.

What's it like

In this remarkable video, watch Bruce as he shows us how he adapted his bike so he can continue cycling after having had both legs amputated.

louise

Bruce’s wife Louise has been by his side throughout his recovery journey. Here she explains how his strength of character has helped him get to where he is today and how they are stronger together.

Nick

When Bruce lost both his legs below the knee, it was Nick, one of our Activity and Wellbeing Regional Leads, who introduced him to wheelchair rugby. Nick says he is proud of the way Bruce never lets his injuries stop him achieving his goals.

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