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'America's Got Talent': Is Tim Poe a fraud?

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On Monday's (June 4) "America's Got Talent," country crooner Tim Poe wowed judges not just with his performance of Garth Brooks' "Tomorrow Never Comes," but with his story of having been injured while serving in Afghanistan. But reports are surfacing that Poe may have made up the whole story.Poe drew sympathy when he recounted the brain damage he suffered in a rocket-propelled grenade attack and explained that it left him with a stutter that he can only overcome when he sings. But Rickey.org reports that military records don't match his story. "Sgt. Poe's official military records do not indicate that he was injured by a grenade in combat while serving in Afghanistan in 2009, as he reports," the Minnesota National Guard said in a statement to Yahoo! TV.The Associated Press, too, couldn't find anything to substantiate Poe's claims that he'd served for 14 years. Records show he has been a supply specialist for just nine...


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