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Blocked Live Grenade: Hero to Receive Medal of Honor

An Afghanistan war veteran, who threw himself between a live grenade and a fellow Marine, will receive the medal of honor from President Barack Obama next month. Retired Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter will become the tenth recipient of the award for valor exhibited in Afghanistan or Iraq when Obama presents the medal during a White House ceremony on June 19. …

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