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15 Photos Of Soldiers’ Hands Show The Toll Of Their Powerful Sacrifices.

After serving in any armed forces, there are bound to be injuries, scars and other outward flaws.  It’s a badge of protecting freedom.

But what often one might not think about are the stories behind those imperfections. For example, when you speak with a soldier, you’re probably looking at their face. But just a few inches down, on their hands, lie experiences we’re completely unaware of.

But it’s important to recognize and be aware of those incredible sacrifices. The crevices, bumps and bruises could possibly give us a glimpse into what they have given to serve and protect.

Here are 15 photos of those hands which have very important stories to tell:

1. U.S. Marine Cpl Burness Britt

  • via dailymail.co.uk

    “The love for the Marines is deep in my heart, they are my family,’ he said. ‘I want to return immediately back to Afghanistan to help them keep fighting.”

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