U.S. soldier saves Afghan interpreter who spent years saving American lives

Posted at 5:23 PM, Oct 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-30 17:23:18-04

(CBS News) On Wednesday night, the Afghan translator and his family arrived in America after an American soldier made it his personal mission to bring the translator to the United States.

CBS News' Jan Crawford reported on "CBS This Morning" this is a story about a soldier's determination to uphold a promise and his fight through years of roadblocks and bureaucratic red tape -- all to save the Afghan translator who he says saved his life during a battle, and became like a brother to him.

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