CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A Tri-State soldier injured in Afghanistan last week has received a Purple Heart for his sacrifice. But, it's a picture of the medal ceremony for Army Ranger Josh Hargis that's spreading across the world, quickly becoming known as the "salute seen around the world."
"He's a lovely, lovely child. A lovely person filled with honor, valor and courage," said Hargis' father, Jim Hargis.
Hargis, 24, is a Dater High School graduate. On his second tour of duty, Hargis lost both of his legs in an explosion while his unit, the 3rd Ranger Battalion, was searching a building for a target. Four of his fellow soldiers died in the attack.
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