1. I called my wife. I told my wife, because I had seen my legs were gone, I told my wife, ‘Listen. Legs are gone. But I think I’m going to be OK. I think I’m going to live.

    — Joao Silva’s immediate reaction after stepping on a landmine in Afghanistan. [Silva’s photographs and interview, conducted via tape sync from Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital.]

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