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Iraq War vet gets Chicago Cubs glass eye

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04:32 PM ET 02.22 | One of the worst things we can imagine as human beings is losing a limb or poking out our eye. War veterans come home one after one missing arms, legs, fingers and even eyes, yet they end up making the most of their sacrifice for our freedom. One Iraq War veteran went above and beyond when it came to making the most of a bad situation when he asked doctors if he could have his favorite baseball team's logo included in his prosthetic eye. The veteran didn't ask for the logo to be on the side or in the back of the eye -- he asked doctors to replace the fake iris with the logo for his favorite baseball team, the Chicago Cubs. This isn't the first time a fan has gone to extreme and bizarre measures to show off their fandom. Back in 2012, a Kansas City Chiefs fan did a similar thing when he got a glass eye with the Chiefs logo replacing the iris. Some guys paint their faces, other guys have foam fingers but this veteran puts them all to shame, as not only does he have service to his country on his resume, his favorite team's logo is quite literally the apple of his eye.

Fansided

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February 23, 2013  02:46 AM ET

Eeeewwwwwww!

February 23, 2013  04:27 AM ET

Ja hey der, he'd better not eyeball KenoshaMarkie!

February 23, 2013  07:12 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Ja hey der, he'd better not eyeball KenoshaMarkie!







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February 23, 2013  08:55 AM ET
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Also comes with the matching Cubs glass jaw

Next he'll get a White Sox pimp cane and crowbar.

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February 23, 2013  11:14 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Ja hey der, he'd better not eyeball KenoshaMarkie!

Mmmmmhmmmm....

February 23, 2013  07:08 PM ET

Not sure how to feel about this......good for him for a great attitude about his eye........but it will be creepy for others to look at.

 
February 23, 2013  09:00 PM ET

Weird
Sh&t

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