HARKER HEIGHTS — If the bullet that passed through former Army Sgt. Paul Podhorn’s head had taken a different trajectory, by just a quarter of an inch in either direction, he wouldn’t be alive.
“My helmet definitely slowed the bullet down and my doctors say I am the luckiest man alive,” he said about being shot by a sniper during his deployment to Iraq in 2011 with the 1st Cavalry Division. “I’m very lucky to be alive, well and walking; and a lot of people don’t believe me until I show them the scar.”
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