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Mr. Thomas McBride was born as Adriano Ramos with his twin-sister on Earth Day by Sebastião Araújo Ramos and Tereza de Jesus Ramos, in Curitiba, Bazil. Thomas and his sister were adopted into the hometown of Long Valley, NJ.
On November 24, 2004, Thomas joined the United States Navy to serve as an FMF Hospital Corpsman. Thomas swore an oath in the military to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. This would ultimately result in receiving the Purple Heart in the year 2008, for losing his right leg below the knee in Afghanistan. He represented the United States of America in an official capacity in North Carolina, Japan, Hawaii, Afghanistan, San Diego, and Illinois.Thomas earned his Associate’s Degree within the first two years of his military service using enlisted Tuition Assistance. On October 16, 2008, Thomas was injured in Afghanistan resulting in irreversible: Traumatic Brain Injury, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Embedded Shrapnel, and Amputation. He was also awarded with the Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Valor. Thomas struggled with above mentioned conditions, however, he successfully completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Pre-Law Studies from National University in June, 2015, using the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
With Mr. McBride’s determination and love for the rule-of-law, he enrolled in Kaplan LSAT Prep Course in July 2015. He successfully completed the LSAT Prep Course in December 2015. In January 2016, Thomas was accepted into Thomas Jefferson School of Law for the fall semester of 2016. Thomas McBride was Ordained in 2017 and currently enrolled at an Undisclosed Law School.
His history and current status demonstrates determination, passion, courage, empathy, and integrity.
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