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Meet Dale
Dale Beatty co-founded Purple Heart Homes, which has helped build or modify homes for dozens of disabled U.S. veterans.
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The story behind the Hero
It was supposed to be a routine patrol in northern Iraq. But when the Humvee he was in veered slightly off the road, Dale Beatty's life changed forever. Full story
Get involved
Want to get involved? Check out the Purple Heart Homes website and see how to help. Get involved | Support the cause
'Battle buddies'
Dale Beatty has improved the lives of many disabled veterans, but he couldn't have done it without the help of his "battle buddy" John Gallina. Q&A