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AP Photo/The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, Tony Kemp

Jessica Lynch, second from left, and author Rick Bragg sign a copy of their book "I am a soldier, too, The Jessica Lynch story" at the Wirt County High School in Elizabeth, W.Va., Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003. Jessica's father Greg Lynch, center rear, organizes and readies books to be autographed. Women at right is unidentified

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.