'Kelly File': Wounded Vet & Single Father Awaits Smart Home
Two veterans seriously injured in Afghanistan joined Megyn Kelly to discuss a program which builds smart homes for catastrophically wounded veterans.
Veteran Marine Cpl. Todd Love, who lost both legs and his left arm in an IED explosion in Afghanistan in 2010, just got the keys to his new smart home less than a month ago.
Tom McCrae, a veteran gunnery Marine sergeant, is still waiting for the groundbreaking on his home. McCrae lost both legs and his left arm in an IED explosion in Afghanistan in 2012. He also sustained injures to his brain and eyes.
McCrae is raising his 6-year-old daughter as a single father, despite his injuries.
“You have no fear, you have incredible courage, and yet the one thing you don’t have is your independence because when you come back here, it’s very hard to live bound full-time to a wheelchair and missing three of your four limbs,” Kelly said, asking McCrae what he would say to Americans.
“Take a minute out of your day to step back and look what’s been given to you without having to work for it. All of your freedoms, the fact that you will never be personally forced to have to go and defend that, and take a minute to look at that and then think about what you’d be willing to give for it,” he said.
The smart homes are being built by Building for America's Bravest, a program of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Watch more above, and learn more about the program here.