The Canadian Press

2006-03-23 | Injured Soldier

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A Canadian soldier who lost his legs in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan spoke about his experience. Master Corporal Paul Franklin, an Edmonton-based military medic, said he remembered the suicide bomber hitting the rear of his vehicle and then mind-boggling pain as the vehicle flipped over and he was thrown against a wall. (Franklin endured dozens of surgeries since the incident January 15th.)

Date: 2006-03-23
Placeline: EDMONTON, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << when I landed I started to rub my face and it's a rub my face it felt better and then slowly began to feel worse and then I rub my hair and it was the same thing and what I was doing was actually extinguishing the fire on my face in my hair >>