Best of Inside Dirt 2013 - Page 8
8. Wounded Warrior Tackles Bandera 25K: Eduard Lychik runs his own race
By Charles Seligman
While working as an Air Force chaplain the Center for the Intrepid, a physical rehabilitation center for the department of defense, I met an extraordinary wounded warrior. Eduard Lychik, 22, of Tacoma, Washington, had lost his left leg in Afghanistan when a rocket struck the truck he’d been riding in while on mounted patrol.