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J.R. Martinez, 28, is an actor, spokesman and retired soldier. Martinez portrayed Brot Monroe on ABC's daytime drama 'All My Children.' He experienced severe burns over 40 percent of his body while serving as a United States Army infantryman in Iraq. After his recovery, Martinez traveled the country as a motivational speaker.
(Pictured: J.R. Martinez appears in an undated photo from his official Facebook page.)
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