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U.S. Soldier, Iraqi Translator Reunite In America

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U.S. Soldier, Iraqi Translator Reunite In America

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U.S. Soldier, Iraqi Translator Reunite In America

U.S. Soldier, Iraqi Translator Reunite In America

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An Army reservist who was deployed to Iraq last year has celebrated the holidays with the Iraqi he credits with keeping him alive. For more than a year, the master sergeant waited for his Iraqi translator to receive a visa to come to the U.S. Now the men and their families have formed a bond on American soil.

Jessica Jones reports from North Carolina Public Radio.