I Wanted to be Rambo, I Wanted to be Lakota (12/25)

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John Old Horse  at the Grand opening of the Veteran’s Powwow in Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. John Old Horse recently came back from Iraq. He is holding a staff made from a sword, an Iraqi flag captured in an assault on an Iraqi police station and a kafea taken from a dead Al Qaeda member. "When I signed to go to Iraq, it was the Lakota way to be like our ancestors, it was American because I wanted to be like Rambo" share with laud laughing Jon Old Horse, a third generation Old Horse who went to war to proves his manhood and to become a modern day warrior. He came back from Iraq a different man with severe PTSD. Jon just earned his bachelor degree in Oglala Lakota studies and received a lakota language certificate. I'm very thankful that my life has turned around and have found peace, shared Jon.
John Old Horse at the Grand opening of the Veteran’s Powwow in Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. John Old Horse recently came back from Iraq. He is holding a staff made from a sword, an Iraqi flag captured in an assault on an Iraqi police station and a kafea taken from a dead Al Qaeda member. "When I signed to go to Iraq, it was the Lakota way to be like our ancestors, it was American because I wanted to be like Rambo" share with laud laughing Jon Old Horse, a third generation...
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