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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Tyler Southern is a name well-known on the First Coast, but today his name and story went nationwide.

Southern is the Marine corporal who was injured in an explosion in Afghanistan, losing both legs and an arm.

First Coast News has chronicled Southern's recovery and life since returning home more than a year ago.

PICTURES: Tyler Southern Greeting Supporters

He has gotten married and is moving into a new home specially built for him in St. Johns County.

An article on the front page of the Huffington Post today uses Southern as the face of the modern veteran: those who return home severely wounded.

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