Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Iraq War Hero Runs for Congress...

Tammy Duckworth, 37, an Army helicopter pilot who lost both legs in Iraq in 2004, is running for US Congress. Duckworth takes a break from campaigning to adjust one of her prosthetic legs. (Photo: Andrea Bruce / The Washington Post)

Ms. Duckworth is a Democratic candidate for Congress in the Illinois 6th District. She is among a dozen veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan running for federal office this year. You'll find more information on this remarkable woman here.