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Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend

Length: 22 pages18 minutes


Slightly altered from its original appearance in Soldier of Fortune magazine, Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend tells the story of four men as they battle war and life. However, when one man, Vietnam Vet Rick Rescorla (a major character in We Were Soldiers Once...And Young), is tested during the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11, the beauty of a true hero is shown.

Jim Morris is a former Green Beret and Vietnam veteran, and is the author of the bestselling memoir War Story, the novel Above and Beyond and numerous others.

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