PHOTOS: A Soldier's Life

Aaron Mankin was serving in Iraq in 2005 when an IED exploded, burning his body.

Stand Up for Heroes: Marine Aaron Mankin on Healing Wounds

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Soldier on Healing Wounds, Finding Hope Again
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Aaron Mankin
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Aaron Mankin
Soldier Finds Hope Again
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While deployed, Mankin worked as a combat correspondent, cataloguing the events that his unit experienced. Mankin shown here standing on a bridge going into Fallujah in 2005. (Steve Mankin )
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