Warrior's Heart Becoming a Man of Compassion and Courage
Eric Greitens is a modern day American hero. As a humanitarian, he worked with aid workers who healed orphaned children in Rwanda and learned from nuns who fed the destitute in Mother Teresa's homes for the dying in India. As a warrior, he has More...
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Eric Greitens is a modern day American hero. As a humanitarian, he worked with aid workers who healed orphaned children in Rwanda and learned from nuns who fed the destitute in Mother Teresa's homes for the dying in India. As a warrior, he has excelled at the hardest military training in the world and teamed up with fellow SEALs to hunt al Qaeda terrorists in Iraq.InThe Warrior's Heart, an adaptation of his bestselling memoir,The Heart and the Fist, Eric brings his adventures to life for young readers, sharing stories of friendship, struggle, and hard-earned wisdom. His exciting journey takes young readers across the world, from his boyhood home in Missouri, to a factory in China, to the refugee camps of Rwanda, and to the battlefield in Iraq. Through all his service, he shows that no matter our age, we can all make a difference.Along the way, Eric speaks directly to teens through intimate second-person narratives that put readers in his shoes. He asks readers to consider various scenarios: Would you give up your friends if you could be freed from a police station in China? Would you take in a hungry refuge child if it meant less food for you? How do you keep your team strong during the hardest week of SEAL Team Training?Young readers exercise their imagination and broaden their horizons. By considering the power of choices, and their own power to serve, teens will be inspired to live every day with courage and compassion.
After receiving a Ph.D. as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, Eric Greitens joined the Navy SEALs in 2001. He deployed four times during the Global War on Terrorism, and received numerous military awards including the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. He is the founder and CEO of The Mission Continues, America's leading organization for helping wounded and disabled warriors serve their country as citizen leaders here at home.