“HAYWARD — “Everybody, right now, look at your right hand or your left hand — whatever hand you use the most,” J.R. Salzman instructed the students at Hayward Intermediate School. “Now imagine you wake up tomorrow, and imagine it’s not there — what would you do?”
It’s not a hypothetical question for Salzman.
While serving in Iraq in December 2006, the five-time world champion log roller was escorting a convoy of fuel tankers when a bomb hit his Humvee. He lost his right arm below the elbow.
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