Washington Post: Viral video: This U.S. soldier refused to give up on an Army road march

In the closing moments of a grueling 12-mile road march, Army Capt. Sarah Cudd fell to her knees. She was exhausted, bowed over by the heavy pack on her back and seemingly unable to continue.

The soldier pressed on, however. Using her rifle to prop herself up, she stumbled to her feet and made it another nine steps before falling again. Other soldiers gathered around her, cheering her on. She rose again, and gritted it out another 50 feet or so until she made it across the finish line while her colleagues erupted in excitement.

Video of the April 27 effort at Fort Dix, N.J., was posted to Facebook the following day by fellow soldier Lloyd Mason, and has since gone viral. The clip has been watched more than 1 million times, and shared more than 22,000 times.

WNU Editor: Ouch!

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