Steel Will: My Journey through Hell to Become the Man I Was Meant to Be

Steel Will: My Journey through Hell to Become the Man I Was Meant to Be

Robin Overby Cox

On February 19, 2007, SSG Shilo Harris used to be patrolling an notorious southern Iraqi roadway whilst his Humvee was once struck by way of an IED. Moments later, 3 individuals of his workforce have been useless and Shilo had sustained critical burns over 35 percentage of his physique, misplaced his ears and the outside off his face, and misplaced a lot of using his badly mangled palms. This fiery second was once just the start of an laborious street laced with ache, emotional pain, and lots more and plenty soul-searching. For forty-eight days Shilo lay trapped in a medically caused coma as his spouse, not able to ease his affliction, needed to come to grips with a guy totally changed.

This is the tale of a tender boy raised in a small Texas city less than the heavy yoke of a father being affected by the private aftermath of his provider in Vietnam. this can be the tale of the 1st individual to take part in extracellular stem mobile regeneration to regrow misplaced physique elements. this is often the tale of the survivor not just of an explosion yet of greater than sixty surgical procedures to revive either shape and serve as to his damaged physique. this can be the tale of the spouse who stood through his part, made difficult judgements, and maintains to help her husband via his struggles with PTSD.

This is the tale of a God who reshapes us into the folk he desires us to be. And in that method, this can be the tale of all of us.

Anyone whose lifestyles has been touched by means of tragedy and loss, specifically army households facing PTSD, TBI, amputations, and different realities of wartime carrier, will locate power, encouragement, and notion during this relocating memoir.

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