Soldier's Recovery from Iraq Injury On September 23rd, 2003, 21-year-old Cpl. Chris Kotch was hit by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Iraq. The incident left his vocal cords damaged. Kotch is recovering from his injuries in his hometown of Brunswick, Me., and plans to continue in the reserves. He's from Blunt Radio in Portland, and his story was produced by Youth Radio.
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Soldier's Recovery from Iraq Injury

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Soldier's Recovery from Iraq Injury

Soldier's Recovery from Iraq Injury

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On September 23rd, 2003, 21-year-old Cpl. Chris Kotch was hit by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Iraq. The incident left his vocal cords damaged. Kotch is recovering from his injuries in his hometown of Brunswick, Me., and plans to continue in the reserves. He's from Blunt Radio in Portland, and his story was produced by Youth Radio.