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Afghanistan war / A Soldier's Story #1031517

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 30, 2012
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) The extraordinary story of Army Sgt. Daniel Rodriguez, who was injured in the war in Afghanistan in 2009 and is now at Clemson University playing college football, presented; scenes shown from the Clemson football practice and game fields. [RODRIGUEZ - talks about the death of his close friend, his alcoholism and PTSD after the war, his promise to play football.] [Clemson football coach Dabo SWEENEY††- explains his reaction of Rodriguez's YouTube video and Daniel fulfilling his dream.] [RODRIGUEZ talks about his first football four-yard catch in honor of his buddies.]
Reporter(s):
Glor, Jeff
Duration:
00:03:50

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