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Wounded Ala. soldier recovering in Washington, D.C.

Josh Wetzel with the Air Force One Presidential Airlift Group. Source: Facebook Josh Wetzel with the Air Force One Presidential Airlift Group. Source: Facebook
GLENCOE, AL (WAFF) -

An Alabama soldier who was wounded in Afghanistan recently is now recovering in the hospital after his surgery.

Josh Wetzel, from Glencoe, had to have both of his legs amputated after an explosion injured him overseas. He also suffered a fractured elbow and shrapnel injuries.

Wetzel is now recovering in a hospital in Washington, D.C., where he had surgery Wednesday morning. According to the latest update on his Facebook Fan Page, "One wound is closed, two more to go!"

If you'd like to show your support for this wounded soldier, just click the link above to his Facebook Page for the latest updates.

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