Our exclusive clip from the documentary MURPH: The Protector showcases the life of Lieutenant Michael Murphy, a Navy SEAL who sacrificed himself in service to his country in 2005. This scene from director Scott Mactavish's new film, debuting in theaters March 22, offers glimpses into Michael Murphy's childhood life from several family members.
MURPH: The Protector is a feature-length documentary based on LT Michael Murphy's life of honor, courage and commitment, as told by his friends, family and teammates. Michael was raised in Patchogue, New York, attended Penn State University and then joined the U.S. Navy to serve in the SEAL Teams. Well-known for his selflessness, Michael gave his life for his men in 2005 and was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2007. His legacy now lives on in this moving portrait of a real American hero.