"What a story - and what a profile in courage! At a time when American men and women are once again fighting and dying on foreign battlefields, "Camel Red is a not so gentle reminder that we owe much to the Larry Herons of this country - a man who not only fought for us but who refused when he came home to let his battle wounds and disabilities stop him from contributing so much to his community and state and country."
--Michael Dukakis, Former Governor of Massachusetts
"Camel Red rekindled the impact of the day at Valley Forge Army Hospital when I recognized a man I had known since high school days as a respected competitor on the playing field. It captures the essence of what this most courageous patient experienced, his pain, suffering, and resiliency. It shows how against all odds this battlefield hero managed not only to survive, but to go on to lead an exemplary life."
"Camel Red was captivating and engrossing, next to impossible to put down. It's the wonderful story of two great people to whom this country owes so very much."
"Reading Heron's story reawakened memories of a host of severely wounded brave men and the great satisfaction our surgical teams derived from returning them to a useful life. It is a great American story of survival."
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Where It All Began
The Winds of War
Six Months at Rucker
He Marches to a Different Drummer
Finding Time to Wed
The Suicide Mission
A Not So Merry Christmas
Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
The Lawrence J Heron Post
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Life Without Light
Changes in Attitude
The Direful Prediction
The Painful Truth
Handshake with Death
Black 4th of July
Theres No Going Back
The True Test of Love
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