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Marine First Lt. James Byler, center right, applauds
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Marine First Lt. James Byler, center right, applauds as from left, Bobby McGuire, President and Head Coach of the FDNY Bravest Boxing Team, left, FDNY Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano, and Andy Pujol, president of Building Homes for Heroes applaud him after he was presented a check at FDNY headquarters in Brooklyn. The proceeds come from the fire department's annual boxing match with the NYPD. Lt. Byler lost both legs when he stepped on an improvised explosive device while on patrol in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan. (April 11, 2012)(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

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Injured Marine presented with check

James Byler, a 26-year-old Marine first lieutenant and double amputee, received a $6,000 check from New York City firefighters to help remodel his home to fit his unique needs. The money came from an annual FDNY and NYPD boxing event held last November.