The "handsome, popular athlete" J.R. Martinez remembers being liked for before he joined the Army and suffered burns over 40 percent of his body in Iraq. Today, he's thankful that he knows who likes him for him.
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published Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Even with fans around the country cheering him on “Dancing With the Stars,” J.R. Martinez, of Dalton, Ga., said that when it comes to his most important source of support, there’s no place like home.