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Soldier: 'America's Got Talent' contestant disrespected military

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A soldier whose photo was passed off as that of a singer who appeared on "America's Got Talent" says the veteran's alleged lies are disrespectful.


When Timothy Michael Poe appeared on a Monday episode of the show, he said he was injured by a grenade in Afghanistan in 2009. Minnesota National Guard records do not support his claim.

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