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July 26, 2013
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Ty Carter, shown Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, was at home in Spokane over Christmas 2011 after a tour in Afghanistan where he sustained multiple concussions, earned a purple heart and survived many skirmishes with Taliban fighters at an outpost near the Pakistan border.

December 24, 2011 in City
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Ty Carter, pictured with his mother Paula Carter, was home in Spokane over Christmas 2011 after a tour in Afghanistan, where he sustained multiple concussions, earned a Purple Heart and survived many skirmishes with Taliban fighters.