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Perfectly Wounded

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When I sat down and began to read this book, I knew I would be in for a ride emotionally. Growing up in a military family and hearing stories passed down from WWI past Vietnam. Here is a book that my father WWII and Korean Vet and his buddies I wished they could have read. Instead, I would sit in a barbershop and listen to these old guys talk of days while drinking beer and when I got older always wondered what really was my father thinking and had gone through.
Here Chief Day takes you through his journey from childhood trauma through the trials of making it through to having the Trident pounded into your chest. Knowing that the pain, fatigue, exhaustion was and is all worth every bit for it will all be replayed at some point. For him, it would many years later in Afghanistan. Going after a high target and then being in the room being shot multiple times. Having a grenade go off, coming too and seeing your friend and knowing in your mind he is dead, yet you are not but you know you have been hit repeatedly. He was shot 27 times with also a grenade going off. His buddy Clark Schwedler also a Seal took one round in his vest yet the round went straight through. He had a round hit his vest and nothing happened.
You then are taken through his recovery which was years, he gives props to his wife over and over, he also wishes he could have done more for his two daughters looking back not knowing what they were going through. He is honest about his PTSD and then goes into the work he is doing for and with other veterans. Overall, this is an excellent book and very much worth the read. I received this book from Netgalley.com I gave it 5 stars. Follow us at www.1rad-readerreviews.com
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This was a fascinating book that I quickly flew through although not without my share of tears. 
Books like these always hit close to home that’s why I enjoy them so much. I love reading about these heroes. 
Mike Day, a Navy SEAL, who was shot 27 time. We relive his miraculous recovery but more than that we see his upbringing and what led him to the Navy. 
The horrific events of the day in Iraq when he was shot is mind blowing! 
I love the alternative options Mike gives for PTSD- something to look into. 
Thank you sir for your service to our country, I’m forever grateful. 

Thanks to Netgalley for my gifted copy of this book.
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Highly Recommend! This is a true that goes beyond the Iraq war. A story of determination, resiliency, courage, and love. This is a page turner. I'm so thankful that people like Mr. Day not only serve, but also share such motivational and inspiring stories.  Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for this awesome ARC.
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