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'America's Got Talent' vet contestant says he believed he was injured in war

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DALLAS (AP) — A soldier-turned-TV contestant whose claims of being injured in battle were dismissed by military officials says he believed he was telling the truth but he does not know what is real.

Timothy Michael Poe appeared on Monday's episode of the NBC show "America's Got Talent," claiming he was injured by a grenade in Afghanistan in 2009.

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