News / 
Jessica Lynch Reunited With Family

Jessica Lynch Reunited With Family

Posted - Apr. 6, 2003 at 11:19 a.m.

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

(Landstuhl, Germany-AP) -- After all she's endured -- former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch had a big smile on her face when she was reunited with her parents and siblings today.

The reunion took place at a U-S military hospital in Germany, where the 19-year-old supply clerk is recovering from serious wounds suffered when her unit was ambushed in Iraq.

Military officials say Lynch's parents, two siblings and a cousin made two brief visits after arriving from West Virginia today. The hospital says Lynch had "a big smile on her face."

Lynch is in stable condition with injuries to her head, spine, both her legs, her right arm, her right foot and ankle. Some of the wounds are from gunshots. She was rescued last week in a daring raid.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Catch up on the top news and features from, sent weekly.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast