Corporal Todd Love, a native of Georgia, became the third generation in his family to become a Marine when he joined the service immediately after high school.

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He was assigned to B Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion and deployed to Afghanistan in 2010.

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Todd Love/Facebook

Five months into his deployment while on patrol in Sangin, Helmand Province, Todd stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED) and was transferred to Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

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The resulting injury cost him both of his legs and part of his left arm.

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Despite the extent of his injuries, and a very long road to recovery, Todd has never let anything hold him back from getting 110% out of life.

Exactly what does 110% look like?

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He whitewater kayaks.

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He skis.

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He free falls at 30K feet.

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He wrestles an Alligator.

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He has fun joking around with ladies.

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Aim. Shoot.

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Todd Love/Facebook

Though the rifle seems a bit larger now.

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Todd Love/Facebook

Todd can balance his entire body on a dumbbell, using one hand and a prosthetic.

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Todd competes in grueling Spartan Races.


Where he climbs 20 foot barriers. 

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In the elements. 

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With his team.

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And like a good Marine, he always finishes the race.


Such determination has served as an inspiration to not only other wounded warriors, but to other military service members and civilians around the globe.

Todd describes his passion to inspire others this way:

I want to encourage others to uplift those around them. I might not be able to carry anybody physically but I want to return the favor by simply sharing my story to inspire people.

Todd still proudly wears his uniform.

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And has even inspired his own meme.

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Once a Marine, always a Marine. Semper Fi, Todd.