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Born into poverty and experiencing tragedy early in life, Roy Benavidez was destined to become a statistic like many of his friends. However, with the instruction and examples of his grandfather and uncle, Roy rose beyond his deficits. He achieved a life-long dream, only to be met with a situation that would have made most people quit. However, once again, he beat the odds and became a part of the US Army's Special Forces. After being deployed to Vietnam, one morning, his name would go down in history after his breakfast was interrupted with a call for help.
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