NBC Evening News for Friday, May 18, 2012
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(Honolulu: Mara Schiavocampo) Army Col. Greg Gadson, who lost both his legs in a roadside bombing in Iraq 5 years ago and is making his acting debut in the movie “Battleship,” profiled; scenes shown of Gadson with his new prosthetic legs, receiving a Master’s Degree and as co-captain of the New York Giants football team; film clips shown. [GADSON – says he couldn’t stand quitting.] [“Battleship” director Peter BERG- comments on Gadson’s inner strength.] [2 SERVICEMEMBERS – react to Gadson’s accomplishments.]
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