November 11, 2019
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Maine veteran Travis Mills’ story featured in Netflix movie

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Chloe Mills holds an American flag while posing with her father, Travis Mills in 2014. Travis Mills is an Afghanistan war veteran and quadruple amputee. His life is featured in the documentary "Travis: A Soldier's Story."

PORTLAND, Maine — The story of a Maine man, who lost all four limbs in Afghanistan, is on Netflix.

Staff Sgt. Travis Mills was on patrol in Afghanistan when he put his bag down on an IED.

Mills is one of only five service members to lose all of their limbs and survive in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

In a movie on Netflix, he opens up about his injuries, and his day-to-day life.

Mills lives in Manchester, Maine. The movie is called, “Travis: A Soldier’s Story.”

BDN writer John Holyoke wrote about the film in 2014. Here’s a look back at that story:


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