Disabled Veteran Inspires Everyone Around Him Everyday. When Ellen Found Out He Got A Huge Surprise! 3k
Sergeant Franz Walkup received a Purple Heart after being ambushed shot 5 times in Afghanistan, given a low chance to live and no chance to walk again, he appeared on The Ellen Show, with his wife, beating all the odds.
Unable to even walk 7 months ago, he’s made an incredible recovery. His ordeal happened two years ago but manages to keep an inspiring and positive attitude everyday. By overcoming small obstacles, he becomes more independent everyday while inspiring others too.
In 2007, his family got word that his brother passed away in Iraq, leaving all of the grieving and sad. He tried to find a way to make his brothers legacy live on and found that he wanted to enlist himself to bring his legacy to life.
After hearing all of the hard things the Sergeant had been though, ElLen wanted to present him with a special gift to help him adjust back to life!