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    Sgt. Cameron Crouch, with his wife Christy, talks about the importance of staying positive, something he said he's learned since having both of his legs amputated as a result of injuries suffered in Iraq eight years ago. The Crouches live in the Champaign area with their son, Jared, who will be 2 years old in December.

Sgt. Cameron Crouch, with his wife Christy, talks about the importance of staying positive, something he said he's learned since having both of his legs amputated as a result of injuries suffered in Iraq eight years ago. The Crouches live in the Champaign area with their son, Jared, who will be 2 years old in December. acortes@bnd.com
Sgt. Cameron Crouch, with his wife Christy, talks about the importance of staying positive, something he said he's learned since having both of his legs amputated as a result of injuries suffered in Iraq eight years ago. The Crouches live in the Champaign area with their son, Jared, who will be 2 years old in December. acortes@bnd.com

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UPDATED September 08, 2015 03:09 PM

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