Tough As They Come by SSG Travis Mills comes across on the surface as a story of triumph in the face of adversity and overcoming near insurmountable odds. While it is in many ways both a heart wrenching and heartwarming emotional story, it is also a wake up call and a reminder of the tragic consequences of war and how it impacts the lives of so many.
As the book says, thousands of Americans have been wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan and very few survive injuries as extreme as SSG Mills. As a nation we would be wise to choose our battles carefully and not get bogged down in no win conflicts that have such devastating results.
I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review.