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, File
Former POW Pfc. Jessica Lynch chats with Mohammed Khan before speaking to the Charleston Rotary Club, at the University of Charleston, in Charleston, W.Va., in a file photo from July 15, 2005. Lynch is headed to West Virginia University. She will attend classes this fall in the College of Human Resources and Education, school spokeswoman Becky Lofstead announced Monday.