There are people in this world who, no matter what you’re going through, have had it worse. Allen Brady is one of them.
The retired Navy Captain was flying his A-6 Intruder on a mission to take out a North Vietnamese bridge on January 19th, 1967. And then, suddenly everything went wrong. He’d been hit and he was going down. Brady described the harrowing experience of being shot down in the 1977 book We Came Home saying “One minute I was confidently roaring through the sky, and the next, I was standing in a rice paddy wondering, ‘why me?'”