Abraham Odisho, of Modesto, Calif., with his sister Merail. Odisho underwent his eighth operation Friday, April 10, 2009, since being wounded in Iraq March 27, 2009.
Abraham Odisho, of Modesto, Calif., with his sister Merail. Odisho underwent his eighth operation Friday, April 10, 2009, since being wounded in Iraq March 27, 2009. Courtesy of the Odisho family
Abraham Odisho, of Modesto, Calif., with his sister Merail. Odisho underwent his eighth operation Friday, April 10, 2009, since being wounded in Iraq March 27, 2009. Courtesy of the Odisho family

California soldier loses his leg, but not his fighting spirit

April 10, 2009 4:20 PM