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Makanda, IL wounded warrior to volunteer at Amputee Coalition youth camp

(Source: Rahul Harpalani) (Source: Rahul Harpalani)
MAKANDA, IL (KFVS) -

A Makanda, Illinois man and Purple Heart recipient has been chosen to serve as a counselor at the 2015 Amputee Coalition Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp.

Rahul Harpalani is a graduate of Carbondale Community High School. His parents still live in Makanda.

He served in Afghanistan twice and is an amputee as a result of combat injuries.

Harpalani will volunteer as one of 25 camp counselors at the six-day camp for children ages 10-17 with limb loss or limb difference.

The camp is located in Clarksville, Ohio. You can click here for more information.

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