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Disabled Vet inspires, advocates

• Takes trans-continental ride despite his prosthetic legs

August 19, 2012
By GLYNIS VALENTI - Staff Writer (gvalenti@timesleaderonline.com) , Times Leader

BARNESVILLE - As he lay in a South African hospital in 1981, Dave Barr, a United States Marine Corps veteran from Los Angeles, says he asked God not "why me," but "what now?" Serving a tour of duty with the South African Army a decade after his tour in Vietnam, Barr's vehicle ran over a land mine, and 20 operations later he had lost both of his legs.

 
 

 

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