21 December 2006

Casualty

One of our local heroes is a young man named J R Salzman. 18 months ago, at the local Lumberjack games, he won the title of "World Champion Log Roller." He also appeared in a Steve Martin / Eugene Levy movie where he log-rolled as Levy.

He has spent the last year in Iraq.

From his Blog.

injured
Thursday, December 21, 2006
3:16:24 AM

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it is hard for me to tell you all this but i was hurt by an ied here. my right arm has been amputated below the elbow, my left has four working fingers. my legs are fine so l can still logroll! i am on my way to the hospital in germany, then back to the states for more care. i am in high spirits. i am going to be ok, but i will have a long road to recovery. please remember me in your prayers, as well as those who were injured with me. i will let you know more as time passes.

~ J.R. SALZMAN
Please keep JR and his family in your prayers.

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