An Escondido Marine who lost both legs in Afghanistan completed his cross-country handcycling tour in Arlington, Virginia Sunday.
According to a San Diego news station, NBC 7, Toran Gaal traveled more than 3,000 miles on a handcycle to raise awareness for the Semper Fi Fund: a charity that provides financial assistance to wounded Marines and their families.
Gaal lost both legs during his third tour when he stepped on an IED. The explosion also took a portion of his brain, NBC 7 said.
The wounded veteran started his journey in California on June 1.
— City News Service