Gibbs, Nancy
November 2003
Time;11/17/2003, Vol. 162 Issue 20, p24
Features former army supply clerk and Iraqi prisoner of war, Jessica Lynch at home in West Virginia. Her thoughts on captivity and how it has been portrayed as a media event; Her injuries and physical therapy routine; Parents' thoughts and concerns; Family and hometown responses to her injuries and her celebrity. Her plans for the future. INSET: JUST A COUNTRY GIRL.


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