Veterans Day 2019: Rick Carrier - Rick Carrier

“My grandmother said, ‘If you want to survive this war, you gotta become the spirit of the snake. The snake can always see what’s coming... grab them before they grab you.’  So I said, ‘Snake I am.’”

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Veterans Day 2019: Rick Carrier

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This week, we're honoring all of our veterans with a story from renaissance man, Rick Carrier, who tells us what it was like to be in the Army in the first wave of D-Day. The Moth would like to thank all of veterans for their service and sacrifice.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storyteller: Rick Carrier

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Veterans Day 2019: Rick Carrier

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Rick in his uniform on the night he told this story.

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"My Silent Battle" by Rick Carrier

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An excerpt from Rick Carrier's obituary