publication date: Friday, November 11, 2016 (part of Fall 2016)

category: Military

clue: Hollywood didn't turn its back on him when he came knocking with the only limb he had left.

explanation: Anderson was a triple amputee who wrote the book No Turning Back about his experiences in the Iraq War. He went on to appear in several films and television shows. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, and Jesse King


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