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    Staff Sgt. Jamie Jarboe was shot by a sniper while serving on military duty in Afghanistan. After enduring countless surgeries and efforts of rehabilitation, Jarboe died in March 2012. This photo was taken five days before he died, the day Jamie told his wife that he wasn't afraid to die.
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    The Jarboe family, Jamie and Melissa with daughters Celestial and Alexa.
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    Staff Sgt. Jamie Jarboe relaxes during training.
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    The three sergeants of A Troop in Afghanistan are shown in this photo. All three were wounded or killed in action.
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    Staff Sgt. Jamie Jarboe spent 11 months in hospitals, enduring more than 100 procedures and surgeries in the fight for his life.
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    Melissa Jarboe says her husband kept the promise he made to her before he left for Afghanistan: "He made it home to me."
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    Staff Sgt. Jamie Jarboe spends some rare time outside a hospital room with his daughter, Alexa.
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    Staff Sgt. Jamie Jarboe with his family: "I made it, I'm here."
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    Staff Sgt. Jamie Jarboe with one of the "Hero" cards he received.
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    Staff Sgt. Jamie Jarboe resting after one of his more than 100 procedures and surgeries.
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    Melissa Jarboe says one of the last things her husband did was: "He made me promise to love again."
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