Wednesday, April 06, 2005

'Always look at the brighter side of life'

'Always look at the brighter side of life'

April 6, 2005

- By Anna Song
and KATU Web Staff
Vancouver, Wash. - Matthew Braddock is not bitter or angry, but is instead grateful that he did not lose more than just part of his leg while in Iraq.

Braddock became an amputee when the Humvee he was driving was hit by a land mine in Kirkuk.

"My helmet, my eye protection had gotten blown off and my body armor had opened up," he says about that day. "It was crazy."

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