Queen guitarist Brian May had a moving experience recently in Norway.
May writes on his website that he and his wife, actress Anita Dobson,
were vacationing when they "bumped into these amazing guys." They are
"veterans of the war in Afghanistan. These men are all scarred, yet face
life in a way which can inspire us all. Ben lost both his legs
as a result of the combat, but jokes about having loads of spare pairs
of socks. [Another] lost his sight and part of his hearing, yet joked
with me, asking if I still had any hair, and what color it was. The
whole bunch of guys -- supporting each other -- have just trekked across
Northern Norway in minus-23 degrees weather to raise money for
You can support the vets' cause at PilgrimBandits.org.