Sergeant Andrew Manzi served two tours in Iraq before being medically retired. After returning home from war, he was lost, angry and suffering from a traumatic brain injury and PTSD. But then he discovered the healing power of surfing. Wanting to give that same healing to other veterans, he started Warrior Surf, a nonprofit that provides six-week-long surf camps and therapy sessions on the beach. Since 2015, the foundation has provided free services to 300 veterans and their families.
Read his story on CNN.com
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