"There's only five of us that have survived:" Meet one veteran who sacrificed so much for our country

MILWAUKEE -- Corporal Todd Nicely, USMC, refuses to take life lying down. Even after he lost most of all four limbs in an encounter with a land mine in Afghanistan in 2010. Nicely is one of only five veterans to survive the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as a quadruple amputee. Homeland Diaries explores Nicely’s difficult daily struggles, his failed suicide attempt and his determination to persevere and live life with purpose.

You can see more compelling confessions when "Homeland Diaries: America's Veterans" airs Saturday, November 12th right here on FOX6.