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,
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,