Jim Elliott, left, president of DIVEHEART, buddies with Joseph Deslauriers, 36, wounded Air Force retired vet. They dive off the Fort Lauderdale coast checking on coral with Nova Southeastern University College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography and DiveBar, Wednesday June 24, 2015. Deslauriers lost one arm and both legs in a land mine explosion.
Jim Elliott, left, president of DIVEHEART, buddies with Joseph Deslauriers, 36, wounded Air Force retired vet. They dive off the Fort Lauderdale coast checking on coral with Nova Southeastern University College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography and DiveBar, Wednesday June 24, 2015. Deslauriers lost one arm and both legs in a land mine explosion. Jenny Staletovich MIAMI HERALD STAFF
Jim Elliott, left, president of DIVEHEART, buddies with Joseph Deslauriers, 36, wounded Air Force retired vet. They dive off the Fort Lauderdale coast checking on coral with Nova Southeastern University College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography and DiveBar, Wednesday June 24, 2015. Deslauriers lost one arm and both legs in a land mine explosion. Jenny Staletovich MIAMI HERALD STAFF

Wounded warriors tend to ailing coral off Fort Lauderdale

June 24, 2015 8:25 PM