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A Marine's Journey Back to Health

More than 1,100 American troops have been wounded in action in Iraq. Many face long, difficult months of rehabilitation. NPR's Joseph Shapiro profiles one Marine learning to walk again at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

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Joseph Shapiro is a NPR News Investigations correspondent.