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October 4, 2012
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Yellow ribbons hang on street lights in Vassar, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 honoring Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills who is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan. Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, will be the grand marshals of Vassar High School’s homecoming parade on Thursday evening.

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Yellow ribbons hang on street lights in Vassar, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 honoring Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills who is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan. Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, will be the grand marshals of Vassar High School’s homecoming parade on Thursday evening.

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Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills prepares to step outside his boyhood home in Vassar, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 as family and friends look on. Mills is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan. Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, will be the grand marshals of Vassar High School’s homecoming parade on Thursday evening.

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Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, right, is helped with his home legs by his father, Dennis Mills at his boyhood home in Vassar, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Mills is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan. Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, will be the grand marshals of Vassar High School’s homecoming parade on Thursday evening.

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Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills plays with his daughter Chloe in his boyhood home in Vassar, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Mills is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan. Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, will be the grand marshals of Vassar High School’s homecoming parade on Thursday evening.

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Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills is shown with his wife Kelsey and 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, in Vassar, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Mills is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan. Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, will be the grand marshals of Vassar High School’s homecoming parade on Thursday evening.

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Kelsey Mills helps her husband, Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, navigate the newly installed ramp at his boyhood home in Vassar, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Mills is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan. Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, will be the grand marshals of Vassar High School’s homecoming parade on Thursday evening.

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Chloe Mills, 1-year-old daughter of Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills and his wife Kelsey, crawls her father’s walking legs in his boyhood home in Vassar, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Mills is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan. Travis, Kelsey and Chloe will be the grand marshals of Vassar High School’s homecoming parade on Thursday evening.

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Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills rides in the back of a Jeep vehicle during the Vassar, Mich., homecoming parade on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Mills is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan. Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, were the grand marshals of Vassar High School’s homecoming parade.

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Julie Best, friend of Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills cheers as he rides in the back of a Jeep vehicle during the Vassar, Mich., homecoming parade on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Mills is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan. Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, were the grand marshals of Vassar High School’s homecoming parade.

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Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills rides in the back of a Jeep vehicle during the Vassar, Mich., homecoming parade on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Mills is visiting his hometown for the first time since losing all four limbs while fighting in Afghanistan. Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, were the grand marshals of Vassar High School’s homecoming parade.