Jessica Lynch Quote
My hero is every American who says "My country needs me" and answers that call to fight. I had the good fortune and opportunity to come home and to tell the truth; many soldiers, like Pat Tillman... did not have that opportunity. The truth of war is not always easy. The truth is always more heroic than the hype.
Her final statement has also been quoted in news reports as "The truth of war is not always easy to hear but it is always more heroic than the hype". - Congressional testimony (2007)