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Minnesota soldier loses legs in explosion while on patrol in Afghanistan

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FARMINGTON, Minn. - A 2002 Farmington High School graduate is in stable condition and is preparing to be transported to Walter Reed Army Medical in Washington, D.C. after he was injured in an explosion in Afghanistan earlier this week.

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Kyle Malin, 26, was injured when an improvised explosive device went off while he was on walking patrol in Afghanistan last weekend. Two other soldiers with him were injured. One died.

Malin is the son of Deb and Jon Malin of Lakeville, Minn.

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