Updated 04/22/2012 08:42 PM
Friends, family work to provide support for injured soldier
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GOLDSBORO—A Fort Bragg soldier who lost his arms and legs in April during an explosion in Afghanistan is getting support as he recovers from his injuries.
Staff Sgt. Travis Mills lost his limbs when he stepped on an improvised explosive device while on patrol. Friends created a Facebook group for him as well as a website to provide updates on his recovery and to set up fundraisers for him and his family.
"With this only happened less than two weeks ago the power of just media and word of mouth and getting things out there is what has made this a successful support for him," said friend of Travis Mills Laurin Hill.
Staff Sgt. Mills is married with a 6-month-old daughter. He was recently transported to Walter Reed Army Medical center.
To monitor his progress or donate, visit the website created in his honor.