Ty Michael Carter was born in Spokane, Washington in January 1980 and moved to California’s Bay Area in 1981. In 1991, his family moved back to Spokane, where he graduated from North Central High School in 1998 where he excelled in biology and art.
In efforts to avoid college studies, Carter enlisted in the Marine Corps Oct. 13 1998, and attended the Marine Corps Combat Engineer School.
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