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Shortest Marine on challenges and triumphs of his service

Season 2023 Episode 342 | 2m 44s

Nathan Laprade is someone who didn't let height define him. At just over four and a half feet tall, he is thought to be the shortest U.S. Marine on record. As PBS NewsHour digital producer Casey Kuhn reports, he entered boot camp with something to prove.

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