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Apr 26, 1983

Jessica Lynch was born in Palestine, Wirt County

Mar 23, 2003

Jessica Lynch was captured by Iraqi forces when her group was ambushed

Apr 01, 2003

A team of Navy SEALS, Marine commandoes and Army Rangers launched a night-time raid on an Iraqi hospital to rescue Jessica Lynch


Jessica Lynch returned to her hometown


Jessica Lynch was selected as the West Virginian of the Year by Charleston's Sunday Gazette-Mail

Other events that happened on or around 2003

Dec 16, 2011

Jessica Lynch graduated from West Virginia University at Parkersburg with a degree in education

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