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US Marine Jacklyn Lucas was impossible to kill | We Are the Mighty

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After years of fighting, US Marine Jacklyn Lucas was summoned to leukemia at 80. Lucas is the youngest Marine and the youngest person in World War II to receive the medal of honor. He was known for his bravery after smothering the grenades with his body to save his fellow Marines. Fortunately, he survived the tragedy but had to undergo more than 20 surgeries, leaving 250 pieces of metal frag inside his body.

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