Here we mark the price of freedom 🙏🏽🇺🇸 Resist the temptation to thank Veterans or service members on Memorial Day. The living Veteran isn’t worthy of recognition on Memorial Day. This day is exclusively reserved for those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. It is only a “Happy” day for those who enjoy freedom! Let us honor, remember, be grateful and support the families of the fallen. #memorialday #ultimatesacrifice #foldsofhonor @tapsorg #taps #goldstarfamilies #freedomisnotfree
Meet J.R. Martinez
J.R. Martinez is an Army veteran, burn survivor, actor, motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author, and Dancing with the Stars season 13 winner. J.R. travels the world spreading his message of resilience and optimism and does it all with a smile.
J.R. IN THE MEDIA
J.R.'s Story of Survival
In an exclusive interview for Nightline with ABC's Deborah Roberts, J.R. Martinez discusses his devastating injuries in the Iraq war which nearly took his life, his remarkable journey and an unlikely showdown with his mother while recovering in the hospital, all of which propelled him on the road to recovery and finally to the dance floor.
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