Tough As They Come

by SSG Travis Mills with Marcus Brotherton; Foreword by Gary Sinise

Thousands have been wounded in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Five have survived quadruple amputee injuries. This is one soldier's story. 
 
Thousands of soldiers die year to defend their country. United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was sure that he would become another statistic when, during his third tour of duty in Afghanistan, he was caught in an IED blast four days before his twenty-fifth birthday. Against the odds, he lived, but at a severe cost—Travis became one of only five soldiers from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to survive a quadruple amputation.
 
Suddenly forced to reconcile with the fact that he no longer had arms or legs, Travis was faced with a future drastically different from the one he had imagined for himself. He would never again be able to lead his squad, stroke his fingers against his wife’s cheek, or pick up his infant daughter.
 
Travis struggled through the painful and anxious days of rehabilitation so that he could regain the strength to live his life to the fullest.  With enormous willpower and endurance, the unconditional love of his family, and a generous amount of faith, Travis shocked everyone with his remarkable recovery. Even without limbs, he still swims, dances with his wife, rides mountain bikes, and drives his daughter to school. 
 
Travis inspires thousands every day with his remarkable journey. He doesn’t want to be thought of as wounded.  “I'm just a man with scars,” he says, “living life to the fullest and best I know how.”


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5 Stars

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Emma Billingsley

4 Stars

This is the well written story of an amazing man. Although there were some parts in the book that were lacking, the book should be read simply for the amazing story that it is. I recommend this book to anyone, as it can easily be enjoyable…

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Kyrie McAlan

3.5 Stars

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Anna Wilhelms

4.5 Stars

Tough as They Come by SSG Travis Mills is inspiring, intriguing, entertaining, and…

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Kyle Poole

4 Stars

I first heard Travis Mills speak on the Glenn Beck program. After hearing his passion, I had to order his book for my Kindle. I drive for a living and…

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