McCain Tells War Story in New Campaign Video

Sen. John McCainJohn McCainFive takeaways from the Indiana primary Overnight Energy: Clinton takes on former coal industry CEO The Trail 2016: Indiana gets ugly on GOP judgment day MORE's (R-Ariz.) new campaign video, released Wednesday, describes his experiences as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.

His story is told by men McCain served with in the war. "He was incredibly wounded," fellow POW Paul Galanti says, "just horrible injuries when he was captured."

"The only reason why I'm hear today," McCain says at the end of the video, "is because I believe that a higher being has a mission for me in my life."

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