On Thursday evening, TheBlaze brought readers the disturbing story of Marine Corporal Christian Brown, a proud warrior gravely wounded in Afghanistan who later suffered the indignation of being mistreated on a recent Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta to Washington, D.C.. The member of the 1st Battalion 6th Marines is a double amputee following injuries sustained from an IED -- an improvised explosive device -- on December 13th 2011 while conducting combat operations. He is still on the road to recovery.
Marking the one year anniversary of his miraculous survival, Brown's Facebook support page is active and filled with messages of love and support from friends, family and Americans of goodwill around the country. Poignantly, the "Support LCPL Christian Brown, USMC, Combat Wounded" page dedicated to the Marine marked the day as Brown's "1 Year Alive Day."
"What better way to celebrate than being released from the hospital!" asks the Facebook post in Brown's honor.
"Woo hoo!! Yes, he is being released in a few minutes so he has time to yet celebrate this glorious day! We hopefully will be released to travel on Monday and we will be coming home for a whole month!!! We are so excited!! So, if you are reading this please wish him a Happy 1 Year Alive Day!!!!"