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Tommy Lowther (1)

Tommy Lowther (1)

Tommy Lowther was just 18 when he was deployed to Northern Ireland in 2000. He describes, in his own words, feeling like a boy in a man’s world.

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Paul Colling

Paul Colling

Army veteran Paul Colling lost the life and the job he loved after a traumatic leg injury left him in near-constant pain.

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Paula Knott

Paula Knott

Paula Knott’s career in the RAF came to an end in 1989 following a leg injury. In the years that followed, she had to deal not just with physical pain, but the psychological impact of losing both her job and a life she loved.

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Dave Watson

Dave Watson

Dave Watson’s life changed forever when he stepped on a hidden bomb in Afghanistan in 2010, losing both legs and an arm. He can still vividly remember the horrific details of that day.

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Kev Gray

Kev Gray

Kev Gray was discharged from the army in 1995, suffering with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) triggered by experiences in Northern Ireland and the first Gulf War.

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Lee Patmore

Lee Patmore

Veteran Lee Patmore was forced to leave the Royal Navy in 1999 after damaging his back whilst in training.

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Carl Shadrake (1)

Carl Shadrake (1)

Carl Shadrake was critically injured twice in Afghanistan. The second time, not only did he have to come to terms with his own injuries, but he also had to cope with the devastating news that his brother had been killed in action.

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Paul 'Midge' Hartley

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Caroline Buckle (1)

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Mark Beckham

Mark Beckham

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Nick Martin

Nick Martin

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Luke Sinnott

Luke Sinnott

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