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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.


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AP Photo/Bob Bird

Former POW Jessica Lynch, whose wounding and rescue made her one of the Iraq war's most famous soldiers, autographs copies of her book "I am a Soldier, Too" in an interview with the Associated Press in Charleston, W.Va., Monday, March 22, 2004. A year after her ordeal, Lynch continues to grapple with questions ranging from the personal (when to enter college? when to marry?) to the existential (what does her survival mean?).

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