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On this episode of the American Valor podcast, we were joined by Jon Hancock, a Marine veteran and documentary filmmaker as well as the co-founder and president of the Bastards’ Road Project. Jon Hancock was born in Honolulu but moved all over the world until he ended up moving to Maryland for good. Early on in his life, Jon Hancock realized that he wanted to be a Marine. He worked with a team called the Magnificent Bastards and later moved on to work counterintelligence operations.
Following his time as a Marine, he came home and attended the University of Maryland. He later took on mountain biking and made the decision to walk across the country to meet with fellow members of his unit along with gold star families; he took off on this journey on September 11th in 2015. This journey led Mr. Jon Hancock to make a documentary called Bastards Road which is all about his journey and how he learned about himself while on this journey. In this episode, he talks about his journey and some of the hardships that he faced while on his walk across the country.
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