Sunday, March 13, 2005

Journey of the war's wounded

Journey of the war's wounded
Survivors' fight for life takes new courage

Connie Cone Sexton
The Arizona Republic
Mar. 13, 2005 12:00 AM

When Tammy Duckworth woke up Nov. 20 at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C., she had no idea of the journey she had taken the previous eight days.

She had no idea that she was missing almost all of her right leg up to her hipbone or that her left leg was gone just below the knee. The 36-year-old Army National Guard pilot could feel the bandage over her broken right arm but didn't realize she might lose it if doctors couldn't restore its blood supply.

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**mentined in this article**
Lonnie Moore
Tammy Duckworth
Joseph Bozik


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