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January 18, 2018

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Harry Reid invites injured soldier to State of the Union


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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid meets with Spc. Timothy Hall on Tuesday before the State of the Union.

Sen. Harry Reid has a guest in attendance at tonight's State of the Union address -- and no, it's not just his Republican date.

Reid invited Army Spc. Timothy Hall and his father, Russ, to attend the President's annual address to Congress. Twenty-one year old Hall, who is from Hawthorne, lost both of his legs while serving in Afghanistan in June 2010.

After being resuscitated four times in Afghanistan and twice in the United States, he is now steadily progressing through treatment for his injuries at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

“I am honored that Specialist Timothy Hall will accompany me to tonight’s State of the Union,” Reid said. “His bravery and sacrifice for his country is humbling and should make us all reconfirm our commitment to ensuring Nevada’s veterans have the care they have earned."

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