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MUST SEE: Wife of wounded former Marine carries him on her back

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One photo is making people believe that true love does exist.  It's a picture of a former Marine on his wife's back; it's gone viral and it's hitting the hearts of thousands.

Marine Staff Sergeant Jesse Cottle's world was forever changed in 2009.  He lost both his legs when he triggered an improvised explosive device.

While taking portraits on a family vacation, the photographer suggested the couple get in the water.

"So we said, 'Well, you can just pop off your legs and get on one of our backs and we'll take you in' and so, 'cause that's just how we get around sometimes, like at the beach," said Jesse's wife, Kelly Cottle.  "We do it all the time. It's just pretty normal, so he hopped back on my back and then Sarah's like 'Oh, we'll take some couples shots.'"

When she posted the photo on her Facebook page, she got thousands of likes and comments.  Now, Jesse and Kelly are an inspiration to so many and a reminder of the sacrifices our military makes every day.

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