Cpl. Todd Love, a third-generation Marine, was on patrol in Afghanistan on the morning of Oct. 25, 2010, when he triggered an improvised explosive device (IED). He lost both his legs and his left arm. After the injury, Todd said, “I’ve gained more than I’ve lost. People praying for me have been carrying my life. I’m not sure they realize the power of their prayers, but I feel honored and humbled that people can be closer to God because of
Despite his unique tenacity, his loss has carried irreversible consequences: “I’ve had to grow up. At the same time I have had to be like a little child. I’ve had to relearn everything and rely on others. ”Todd’s struggles have not stopped him. He is currently working on his
skydiving certifcation and is already a fully certifed scuba diver, and is attending college. Todd says he is grateful that with one limb left he can still surf and play Bach’s Solfeggietto on the piano.
Todd received his smart home in the summer of 2014.