It's always doubly poignant when a heroic figure in a famous news photo, such as Joe Dwyer, dies in such a tragic way. You can read more about it at: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25588560/
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Pfc. Joe Dwyer carried a young Iraqi boy who was injured during a heavy battle between the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry Regiment and Iraqi forces near the village of Al Faysaliyah, Iraq, on March 25, 2003. Dwyer died of an apparent overdose at his home in North Carolina on June 29, 2008.