Heart of a Ranger: The True Story of Cpl. Ben Kopp, American Hero in Life and Death

By | March 16, 2018
Heart of a Ranger: The True Story of Cpl. Ben Kopp, American Hero in Life and Death Author Bill Lunn
ISBN-10 1634890671
ISBN-13 9781634890670
Year 2017-05-19
Pages 360
Language English
Publisher Wise Ink Creative Publishing
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Ben s death had been recorded on paper more than twenty four hours previously But in the very late hours of July 19 2009 Ben finally no longer had a pulse The heart of a Ranger was still but alive and awaiting its next mission When Jill Stephenson received the call that her twenty one year old son Cpl Ben Kopp had been shot in the leg while serving in Operation Enduring Freedom her fear was that he would lose his leg But soon her fears would be realized in more devastating ways than she ever expected Due to complications Ben went into a coma and eight days later he was pronounced brain dead Cpl Ben Kopp an American hero who was credited with saving the lives of six of his fellow soldiers on the battlefield was struck down defending his country he died a Ranger a warrior and a patriot And his heroism would not stop at death Through the donating of his organs bone skin and tissue the mischievous and fun loving kid from Rosemount Minnesota went on to save the lives of four Americans and benefited the lives of more than sixty After reporting Cpl Kopp s story broadcast journalist Bill Lunn couldn t forget it referring to it as the most compelling story of his career In Heart of a Ranger Lunn follows Ben s life from his childhood in the Midwest to the battlefields of southern Afghanistan to the chest of his heart donor recipient in Chicago Through interviews with loved ones service members and Ben s heart recipient Heart of a Ranger captures the true story of American bravery and sacrifice In these pages and in reality the impact of Ben s life beats on

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