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The Moroccans who saved my life

By┬áKevin Barrett,┬áVeterans Today Editor Still finding it hard to believe I’m alive. Three days ago, while I was bodysurfing at Sidi Bouzid beach near El Jadida, Morocco, a freak wave slammed me head first into the sand, rupturing a disc in my neck and leaving me temporarily paralyzed between my waist and chin. I flopped helplessly in the breaking surf for a few minutes that seemed like forever, gasping for air when I could, emitting brief and feeble cries for help, and using my legs to try to shove myself shoreward. Totally underwater except during the rare moments when the…

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