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6/13/07

Injured Lubbock Soldier Receives Purple Heart

A Lubbock soldier is now a purple heart recipient. NewsChannel 11 first told you about Jason Bates last month.

The Monterey High School graduate was injured in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated and destroyed the humvee he was in. He's recovering at a hospital in San Antonio right now.

Newschannel 11's Nicole Pesecky sat down with Jason's uncle and brings us Jason's story of bravery and courage.

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