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.
The Herald-Dispatch file photo
Jessica Lynch, center, visits with Mohammed Odeh al-Rehaief, the Iraqi attorney who told U.S. forces where to find Lynch while she was a hospitalized prisoner of war in Nasiriyah, Iraq; his wife, Iman; and his 6-year-old daughter, Abir. The al-Rehaief family and Lynch met at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C., in April 2004, and Lynch thanked al-Rehaief for his part in her rescue.