Brave Hero Jumped On a Grenade To Save His Fellow Marines, Are You Proud Of This Young Man?

You have probably heard his name before. He is a true American hero. His name is William Kyle Carpenter. He fought for this country as a United States Marine. At the age of 21, he earned the rank of Lance Corporal. In 2010, he was sent to fight in Afghanistan. During a firefight, Kyle saw a grenade land near where he and another Marine were fighting.

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Without a second, though, Kyle used his body as a shield and covered the grenade. He was willing to give his life to save the life of a fellow Marine.

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The human body was not designed to withstand that kind of explosive force and Kyle’s body had been severely damaged.

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Not only did he have shrapnel all over his body the bones in his skull and face were shattered. But, Kyle survived.

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