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

Aaron Mankin
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
Soldier Finds Hope Again
Aaron Mankin, right, is shown here with his mother and Bruce Springsteen at the Woodruff Foundation's annual "Stand Up For Heroes" event at the Beacon Theater in New York City on Nov. 8, 2012. Mankin has undergone 29 surgeries since his accident in Iraq. (Bartley Price/ABC News)
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