About Today’s Guest:
Aaron Hale was an EOD expert in the military for 6 years. Then, an unseen IED exploded in his face and changed his life forever. The accident stole his sight and just a short while later, his hearing. Yet with all this adversity, Aaron managed to pursue his passions and embrace a happy life. This is his story and the birth of EOD Fudge.
In this Episode, you will learn:
- Aaron’s background and experience from Navy Cook to Army EOD
- The IED Blast that changed Aaron’s life
- Growing after adversity
- Increasing wellness instead of managing illness
- Spinal meningitis leading to hearing loss
- Turning familiar hobbies into therapeutic tools
- Optimism in the face of adversity
- Setting the example for others
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