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AP Photo/Tony Kemp, Parkersburg News and Sentinel, Pool

Able to walk with the aid of a walker but still having trouble standing, Jessica Lynch is lifted from the helicopter after arriving at a community softball field in Elizabeth before making remarks in the town park Tuesday, July 22, 2003. in W.Va.

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.