Richard Yarosh, Burned U.S. Solider, Has Portrait Hung in Smithsonian

By Jake on
Retired Army Sgt. Richard Yarosh was a U.S. solider serving Iraq when a roadside bomb expoded, dousing him in flaming fuel and severly burning much of his body. Now a portrait of Yarosh will hang in the National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington later this month. The portrait was painted by Matthew Mitchell, and uses techniques traditionally reserved for nobility, a high-ranking military officers, and heads of state. However, in this case it's a low-ranking non...Read Full Story