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New welcome home Jessica signs have been erected in and around Elizabeth and Palestine, W.Va., in anticipation of her Tuesday return. Former POW Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch will arrive in Elizabeth in a helicopter, deliver a message at a brief press conference, then be escorted to her newly renovated home where she will continue her rehabilitation.

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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