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The heart and the fist [electronic resource] : The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL. Eric Greitens.

Greitens, Eric. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780547549163 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: THE HEART AND THE FIST shares one man's story of extraordinary leadership and service as both a humanitarian and a warrior. In a life lived at the raw edges of the human experience, Greitens has seen what can be accomplished when compassion and courage come together in meaningful service.As a Rhodes Scholar and Navy SEAL, Greitens worked alongside volunteers who taught art to street children in Bolivia and led US Marines who hunted terrorists in Iraq. He's learned from nuns who fed the destitute in one of Mother Teresa's homes for the dying in India, from aid workers who healed orphaned children in Rwanda, and from Navy SEALs who fought in Afghanistan. He excelled at the hardest military training in the world, and today he works with severely wounded and disabled veterans who are rebuilding their lives as community leaders at home.Greitens offers each of us a new way of thinking about living a meaningful life. We learn that to win any war, even those we wage against...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Boston : Mariner Books, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4502 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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