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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Aaron Mankin
Aaron Mankin
Soldier on Healing Wounds, Finding Hope Again
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Aaron Mankin
Aaron Mankin
Aaron Mankin
Soldier Finds Hope Again
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This shot is one of Mankin's favorites, and was taken while he was at Fort Meade, Md., for his MOS training in 2004. (Steve Mankin )
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