Caitlyn Jenner Won An Award For Courage… Here’s What A Soldier Had To Say About It.
When Caitlyn Jenner won the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPY's last week, she gave a speech that left many people feeling inspired. However, there were also plenty of people who didn't agree with Jenner receiving the award in the first place.
Many objectors argued the award should have been given to Noah Galloway, a soldier who lost his arm and leg in a roadside bombing in Iraq. The consensus with these people was that coming out as trans wasn't an act of bravery - but being a soldier is.
However, one person disagreed - and that person just so happened to be a soldier.
Caitlyn Jenner being chosen as the recipient for the award was highly controversial.
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You might think that all soldiers would agree that Noah Galloway, the wounded Iraq veteran, would agree that Jenner wasn't the best recipient. However, one soldier named Joey Vincente wrote a piece that explained how heroism can be interpreted in different ways.
Here's what he wrote.
It was an incredibly brave thing for him to do, and it also proves that support can come from the most unlikely places.
Joey Vicente / Via Facebook
Caitlyn's photos were shown to children. You have to see their reaction.