Photo by Evelyn Reinson.Former Navy SEAL Mike Day has raised $80,000 ahead of this month’s Ironman 70.3 Florida.
Mike Day, a former Navy SEAL who says he was shot 27 times in Iraq, is training for a half-Ironman competition in Florida and has raised nearly $80,000 for a brain treatment center for service men and women.
Day was wounded in 2007, when his team went up against Al-Qaeda fighters near Fallujah, Iraq. He walked into an ambush, Day says, and was shot 27 times. Eleven rounds were stopped by his body armor, but the rest hit him in the arms, legs, buttocks, scrotum and abdomen, he says on his fundraising web site.
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