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Cassidy Little speaks with Here & Now on poppy campaign

Debbie Cooper speaks Cassidy Little, a former St. John's resident who is the face of the Royal British Legion's poppy campaign this year.
Debbie Cooper speaks with former St. John's resident who is face of U.K. poppy campaign 5:59

Cassidy Little left St. John's to pursue a career as a comedian in the United Kingdom, but wound up losing a leg during a combat mission in Afghanistan.

Little was chosen to be the face of the Royal British Legion's poppy campaign this year, with his prosthetic leg prominently featured in a poster. 

Here & Now's Debbie Cooper spoke with Little on Remembrance Day. Click on the video above to see their conversation. 

Cassidy Little poses with his prosthetic leg in a Royal British Legion poster promoting the 2013 poppy campaign. (CBC)

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