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Ron kovic served two tours of duty during the vietnam war and wrote born on the fourth of july based on his experiences as a marine and his subsequent ac. All about ron kovic: biography, body and family information ron kovic early life, career and trivia with hidden facts. Born on the fourth of july directed by oliver stone screenplay by oliver stone, ron kovic cast tom cruise, kyra sedgwick, willem dafoe, jerry levine. Born on the fourth of july, published in 1976, is the best-selling autobiography by ron kovic, a paralyzed vietnam war veteran who became an anti-war activist.
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