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Palo Alto Weekly

- February 13, 2008

A soldier's romance

Disfigured Marine finds love despite injuries

by Sue Dremann

Jason Poole didn't like himself after returning from three tours of duty as a Marine — two of them spent in Iraq. Once, he aspired to be a teacher. He had been tall, good looking and an athlete at Cupertino High School. But an improvised explosive device — an IED — changed his life forever in 2004.

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