SOUTHEAST TEXAS - Hundreds of people waved flags and lined streets in Southeast Texas to welcome home a Marine who was seriously hurt when he stepped on an explosive device in Afghanistan while rescuing another serviceman..
KFDM reporter Leslie Rangel is covering the welcome home. Watch Live at 5 and KFDM News at 6 for more on the story.
Sgt. Joshua Yarbrough lost his legs in the blast.
He spent months in a hospital and in rehabilitation before returning home Friday afternoon to Southeast Texas.
Hundreds of students waving flags and holding welcome home banners lined the streets in front of Hamshire-Fannett campuses as a motorcade of vehicles, including a number of law enforcement vehicles and Patriot Guard riders, passed by.
Hundreds turn out to welcome home injured Marine
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