4-19-17 9:02 AM EST: His is an inspiring story. A former Army soldier born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and now Representative of Florida's 18th District. In 2010 he lost both legs and a finger in Kandahar, Afghanistan due to an IED.
Mast's maternal grandparents were legal immigrants from Mexico. After his Army service he was hired by DHS as an explosive ordinance expert and trainer. A few weeks ago he was also the main figure in insisting that pictures of the new President and Vice President be placed in VA facilities.
Check him out below.