"Jumping for Jesse" Raises Money for Wounded Veteran

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By Alabama News Network

Family and friends gather in Tuskegee to raise money for Jesse Murphree, a veteran wounded in Afghanistan.

They are Raising money for Jesse to become licensed skydiver.  Murphree lost both legs in a roadside bomb attack in 2007 and had to have 60 surgeries.

He's done tandem jumps, diving with an instructor, but is working on being able to dive solo. This is Murphree's first time doing the event, and he's hoping to jump more in future.

If you want to donate or learn more, visit the "Jumping With Jesse" Facebook page.



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