War Veteran Walks 1000 Miles & Ends With A Royal Finish

In 2012, U.S. Marine Kirstie Ennis was injured in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.  This past Sunday, Ennis completed a 1,000-mile walk across the U.K. to raise awareness for disabled military members,

Prince Harry hugs Afghanistan veteran Kirstie Ennis, 24, as he welcomes six ex-servicemen and women who have travelled the length and breadth of Britain over 72 days since starting the arduous journey in Moray, Scotland, in August, as part of Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) Walk of Britain, as they reach the finishing line at Buckingham Palace in central London.

Prince Harry hugs Afghanistan veteran Kirstie Ennis, 24, as he welcomes six ex-servicemen and women who have travelled the length and breadth of Britain over 72 days since starting the arduous journey in Moray, Scotland, in August, as part of Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) Walk of Britain, as they reach the finishing line at Buckingham Palace in central London.

Ennis, along with four former British soldiers and another U.S. Marine, walked 1000 miles in 72 days  to raise money and awareness for Walking With the Wounded, which helps injured military members regain independence.  Ending at Buckingham Palace, an emotional Prince Harry awaited.  Ennis distributed 24 military dog tags to people she met during her journey, giving her final token to the prince.

Since her crash, Ennis, 24,  has undergone 38 surgeries, and is scheduled to have her left leg amputated.  Prince Harry officially announced the event, called the Walk of Britain, in March, and joined Ennis and her group at two points along their 72-day journey,

(left to right) Kirsty Ennis, Andrew Bement, Matt Fisher, Prince Harry, Alec Robotham, Scott Ransley and Stewart Hill, as he welcomes the ex-service personnel who have travelled the length and breadth of Britain over 72 days since starting in Moray, Scotland, in August, as part of Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) Walk of Britain, as they reach the finishing line at Buckingham Palace in central London.

(left to right) Kirsty Ennis, Andrew Bement, Matt Fisher, Prince Harry, Alec Robotham, Scott Ransley and Stewart Hill.


Prince Harry hugs Afghanistan veteran Kirstie Ennis, 24, as he welcomes six ex-servicemen and women who have travelled the length and breadth of Britain over 72 days since starting the arduous journey in Moray, Scotland, in August, as part of Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) Walk of Britain, as they reach the finishing line at Buckingham Palace in central London.

Prince Harry with Afghanistan veteran Kirstie Ennis, 24, and her final dog tag.

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