Wow..hero fights off 30 taliban.

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    Amazing..

     
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    If he was white he would have received the Victoria Cross.

    But because the British are racist.

    He was awarded a lesser medal for his bravery.
     
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    Liar.
     
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    I was just going to post something on this, dude is a bad ass, so many other people would have given up hope out manned and out gunned in that situation.:salute:
     
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    Probably being way to modest. I am sure he could have ran or given up. (Although the giving up part would have led to a beheading.)
     
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    Corporal Dipprasad Pun, what an exceptional man.
     
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    He is a hero, we need more guys like him.
     
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    We have hundreds of thousands of people just like him. Sure, we could use a few more but let's recognize those that we have.
     
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    Oh totally. :salute:
     
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    Reminds me of this..

    If...
    Rudyard Kipling
    If you can keep your head when all about you
    Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
    If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
    But make allowance for their doubting too;

    If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
    Or being lied about, don't deal in lies,
    Or being hated, don't give way to hating,
    And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise:

    If you can dream - and not make dreams your master;
    If you can think - and not make thoughts your aim;
    If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
    And treat those two impostors just the same;

    If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken
    Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
    Or watch the things you gave your life to broken,
    And stoop and build 'em up with wornout tools:

    If you can make one heap of all your winnings
    And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
    And lose, and start again at your beginnings
    And never breathe a word about your loss;

    If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
    To serve your turn long after they are gone,
    And so hold on when there is nothing in you
    Except the Will which says to them: 'Hold on!'

    If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
    Or walk with kings - nor lose the common touch,
    If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
    If all men count with you, but none too much;

    If you can fill the unforgiving minute
    With sixty seconds' worth of distance run -
    Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
    And - which is more - you'll be a Man my son!
     
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