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Columbia College celebrates 11th annual Military Recognition Day

By Kelsey Lyman On May 24 in Columbia College’s packed Bixby Lecture Hall, current student and veteran Robert Canine relayed his three keys to success. “Disciplining yourself, giving to others and when times get tough, don’t do it for you, do it for someone else,” he said. Canine served in the Army and was deployed to Iraq in 2008. On May 17, 2009, he was severely injured by an Explosive Formed Projectile (EFP) and lost both legs from the knee down. After hearing about his story, the Homes for Our Troops organization selected him to receive a wheelchair accessible...

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