Topic: IED

2012.  Dallas, TX.  USA.  Bobby in a Motel 6 in Dallas.  Bobby Henline, 41, veteran of four tours to Iraq and sole survivor of an IED blast that killed the other four soldiers in his humvee in Iraq in 2007.  He is now a standup comedian launching a new career with a routine built around his injuries.  He received burns over 38% of his body in the blast.
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From the Battlefield to the Comedy Stage: Healing Bobby Henline

Having survived an IED blast that killed four of his fellow servicemen and left him with burns covering almost 40% of his body, Iraq War Veteran Bobby Henline is a stand-up comedian today, healing scars that are not so physical.

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