Chong Lee, of Wausau, Wis., lost his arm when he was just a boy when mortar shells rained down on his backyard in Laos in 1968.

After years in a refugee camp, his family migrated to Wisconsin, he learned to speak English, and for the last few years he’s worked as a janitor at Wausau East High School.

He has a prosthetic arm, but it’s too heavy and uncomfortable, so he works with just one arm. Read more