Ron Kovic served two tours of duty during the Vietnam War. He was paralysed from his chest down in combat in 1968 and has been in a wheelchair ever since. Kovic was the co-screenwriter of the 1989 Academy Award-winning film based on Born on the Fourth of July.
Classic and timeless * * New York Times * *
Read it and rejoice. Read it and weep -- BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN