MT. ZION- Just in time
for Veteran's day, a local wounded warrior shared his story with Mt. Zion students.
At Mt. Zion intermediate school, Purple Heart
recipient Chad Watson spoke to fourth, fifth and sixth graders.
He was born and raised
Zion and in 2006,
volunteered for the Marine Corps. In that same year, he lost his right leg in a
blast. Since then, he's run a marathon, a triathlon and started a family.
He says he enjoys
speaking with kids, to let them know young soldiers are making big sacrifices
For the event the kids
dressed in red, white, and blue to honor the vets in the