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Apr 26 2012

Marine who lost legs in Afghanistan honored

WBIR.com:

An East Tennessee marine who lost his legs in an explosion in Afghanistan received an honor from his congressman Thursday in Washington.

Cody Evans is a combat engineer who was injured back in December during a blast from an IED. The attack took both of his legs.

Thursday, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann called him an outstanding young man.

"To say that I was impressed by this young man's spirit and resilience would be an understatement. Cody has the spirit of a fighter, a spirit that has led to his continued recovery," said Congressman Fleischmann.

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