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The Herald-Dispatch file photo

The Marshall athletic department has donated an autographed basketball, a football jersey with her name, and get well cards to Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch, a former POW with the 507th Maintenance Company from Palestine, W.Va. Lynch is expected to come home this weekend.

Gallery: Jessica Lynch through the years

Apr. 01, 2013 @ 12:01 AM

Pfc. Jessica Lynch, orginally from Wirt County, W.Va., was rescued from Iraqi capture on April 1, 2003. Lynch gained national attention after her rescue and is now a teacher, student and motivational speaker.