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John McCain's Florida foundation, 1A: John McCain was a family man when he left Orange Park for Vietnam. His triumphant return there years later as a war hero set him on a path that may end at the White House. When he returned from Vietnam in 1973, McCain had been away from his wife twice as long as they had been together. John and Carol divorced in 1980. He remarried that same year. | Read the divorce document (PDF)

Iraq soldier, Floridian: When Army Lt. Col. Kathryn Champion went to Iraq, she babysat lions in the Baghdad Zoo. But she also watched soldiers die. She came back a different person, inside and out, and discovered the hard way that techniques she used in a war zone don't work in local middle schools. Here are two videos from Iraq. This one is taken from Champion's Humvee as it goes toward an explosion. This one shows Champion and her nephew, Bruce Cosacchi, who also served in Iraq, speaking to friends and family on a video recording.

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