Staff Sgt. Luis Falcon of New York City, New York met Shahad Abbas on a dismounted patrol in Baquba. He saw her legs were gone and were bleeding from a roadside bomb blast and made it his mission to help.
Staff Sgt. Luis Falcon of New York City, New York met Shahad Abbas on a dismounted patrol in Baquba. He saw her legs were gone and were bleeding from a roadside bomb blast and made it his mission to help. Leila Fadel / MCT
Staff Sgt. Luis Falcon of New York City, New York met Shahad Abbas on a dismounted patrol in Baquba. He saw her legs were gone and were bleeding from a roadside bomb blast and made it his mission to help. Leila Fadel / MCT

U.S. soldier fulfills his mission of getting Iraqi girl new legs

May 09, 2008 5:24 PM