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    Retired army veteran shares experiences of overcoming adversity

    When retired Army Master Sergeant Cedric King crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon in April 2014, he made a statement that said anything is possible despite obstacles faced in life. “I had to believe that with every seed of frustration and difficulty, with every setback and heartache and heartbreak, with every little challenge or tear there was something that had an equivalent benefit,” King said. King shared his experiences overcoming adversity with Queens College students and faculty members during a Disabled Veteran Awareness Program event on Nov. 2 in the Student Union Ballroom. King joined the Army in 1995 and has taken on some of the military’s toughest…