Daily Mail // June 3, 2012

Bomb disposal expert who lost his arms and legs in IED blast documents his recovery online


The amazing story of a 23-year-old bomb disposal expert who lost his four limbs in an explosion in Afghanistan has gone viral, with Internet users donating money to make his dream come true. 

Less than a month ago, Taylor Morris, an explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) specialist in the U.S. Navy, was leading a team of U.S. Army Special Forces to a classified location near Kandahar province when he stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device, which went off directly underneath him.

‘As soon as I stepped on it, I knew,’ he told John Resig, the co-owner of the website The Chive, which has released his story. ‘There was a moment, then I heard the blast. I felt the heat. I knew I had lost my legs. As I somersaulted through the air, I watched my legs fly off.’...

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