The Paragon Honda team is excited to have a special guest on the Saturday morning show this week. Tune in at 9am Eastern on April 7th to see Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient Master Sergeant Cedric King join Brian and the Paragon Honda staff to discuss his story of overcoming tragedy including the loss of both his legs to running the Boston marathon.
Being unstoppable is about belief in yourself and perseverance in the face of impossible odds. Cedric King brings his experience and expertise to Paragon and we’re honored and host him.
Don’t miss this special event Saturday April 7th at 9am ET on the Paragon Honda Facebook page.

Here’s more about Cedric’s journey:

Master Sergeant Cedric King entered the United States Army in 1995. During a career that took him from an infantry private to a position of leadership in the elite Rangers, King graduated from a number of distinguished Army schools. These included the United States Army Jumpmaster Course, United States Army Pathfinder course, Air Assault course, The United States Army Ranger Course, and others. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal, and is a four-time Best Ranger Competition competitor.

On July 25, 2012, during his second tour in Afghanistan, King was severely injured by an improvised explosive device. The blast caused major internal injuries, permanent loss to part of his right arm and hand, and the amputation of both legs. He applied the same determined, can-do mindset to his recovery that he had relied on to succeed as an elite Army Ranger. With the love and support of his wife Khieda and daughters Amari and Khayma, he began rebuilding his life.

Just 21 months after losing both legs, King completed the Boston Marathon, running on prosthetic blades. He has gone on to compete in a number of physically daunting events, including a 70.3 mile half Ironman Triathlon, the 2014 New York City Marathon, and the 48.6 mile Disney Marathon series. There, he successfully completed four runs in four days — a 5k,
10k, half marathon, and full marathon.

King has shares his inspirational story of endurance with audiences across the country, including schools, churches, the National Football League, and Fortune 500 companies. Just as he led and motivated men in combat, he now leads and motivates others to see the possibilities in their own lives.

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