HUFFINGTON POST
11/10/2011 12:50 pm ET Updated Jan 10, 2012

Teen Lives Dream Of Being Army Soldier

FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The soldiers of Fort Jackson helped one teenager live her life-long dream of being in the U.S. Army, a goal she though she might never accomplish.

Alyssa Braden, 13, of Garland, T.X., graduated from basic training in Columbia, Wednesday, with more than 900 new Army recruits and some help from the Make-A-Wish foundation, which grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses

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