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Veteran who lost legs in Afghanistan inspiring others by learning jiu-jitsu

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Jiu-Jitsu practitioner Garrett Carnes is a “no excuses” kind of guy. It is how he approached his career in the Marines and it’s how he continues to approach life even though he lost both his legs when he stepped on an IED during his second tour in Afghanistan in 2012. Carnes, who […]

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Veteran Creates Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Community for Veterans

Ben Harrison studied martial arts most of his life. But it wasn’t until he tried Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that he found his passion. Call it an “a-ha” moment in his life. “It’s therapeutic for everyone,” Harrison said. “If everyone in the world did Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, we wouldn’t have any problems.” The Loudon native joined the […]