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Former P.O.W. Jessica Lynch, right, and author Rick Bragg sign copies of '"I Am a Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story" at Taylor Books in Charleston, W.Va., Friday, Nov. 14, 2003.

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.