Matt Zeller, left, said he was outgunned in a firefight and didn’t notice two insurgents coming from behind – until they were shot by Janis Shinwari, right, his Afghan translator. Zeller has co-founded a nonprofit to help relocate former translators.
Matt Zeller, left, said he was outgunned in a firefight and didn’t notice two insurgents coming from behind – until they were shot by Janis Shinwari, right, his Afghan translator. Zeller has co-founded a nonprofit to help relocate former translators. Matt Zeller Courtesy Matt Zeller
Matt Zeller, left, said he was outgunned in a firefight and didn’t notice two insurgents coming from behind – until they were shot by Janis Shinwari, right, his Afghan translator. Zeller has co-founded a nonprofit to help relocate former translators. Matt Zeller Courtesy Matt Zeller

His interpreter saved his life in Afghanistan; he works so none are left behind

June 26, 2016 06:00 AM

UPDATED June 30, 2016 10:27 PM

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