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.
AP Photo/Bob Bird
Former POW Jessica Lynch, whose wounding and rescue made her the Iraq war's most famous soldier, is shown 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?).