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U.S. Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., is posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2012.
U.S. President Barack Obama stands with Rose Mary Sabo-Brown as her late husband, U.S. Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., is posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2012. Sabo was awarded the metal for his extreme acts of bravery while fighting in Cambodia during the Vietnam War. Sabo picked up a live enemy grenade and threw it back while shielding a wounded comrade with his own body. He then charged an enemy position, throwing another grenade into an enemy bunker killing himself in the blast. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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U.S. President Barack Obama presents Rose Mary Sabo-Brown with a Medal of Honor for her late husband, U.S. Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2012. Sabo was awarded the metal for his extreme acts of bravery while fighting in Cambodia during the Vietnam War. Sabo picked up a live enemy grenade and threw it back while shielding a wounded comrade with his own body. He then charged an enemy position, throwing another grenade into an enemy bunker killing himself in the blast. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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U.S. President Barack Obama helps Rose Mary Sabo-Brown onto the stage prior to posthumously awarding her late husband, U.S. Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., with the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2012. Sabo was awarded the metal for his extreme acts of bravery while fighting in Cambodia during the Vietnam War. Sabo picked up a live enemy grenade and threw it back while shielding a wounded comrade with his own body. He then charged an enemy position, throwing another grenade into an enemy bunker killing himself in the blast. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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A member of Bravo company wipes tears from his face as U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the Medal of Honor ceremony for his former comrade U.S. Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC,on May 16, 2012. Sabo was awarded the metal for his extreme acts of bravery while fighting in Cambodia as part of the Vietnam War. Sabo picked up a live enemy grenade and threw it back while shielding a wounded comrade with his own body. He then charged an enemy position, throwing another grenade into an enemy bunker killing himself in the blast. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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Rose Mary Sabo-Brown carries her late husband's Medal of Honor as she is followed by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama after Obama presenter her with a Medal of Honor posthumously awarded to her husband, U.S. Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., after a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC,on May 16, 2012. Sabo was awarded the metal for his extreme acts of bravery while fighting in Cambodia as part of the Vietnam War. Sabo picked up a live enemy grenade and threw it back while shielding a wounded comrade with his own body. He then charged an enemy position, throwing another grenade into an enemy bunker killing himself in the blast. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama embrace Rose Mary Sabo-Brown after Obama presenter her with a Medal of Honor posthumously awarded to her late husband, U.S. Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., after a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC,on May 16, 2012. Sabo was awarded the metal for his extreme acts of bravery while fighting in Cambodia as part of the Vietnam War. Sabo picked up a live enemy grenade and threw it back while shielding a wounded comrade with his own body. He then charged an enemy position, throwing another grenade into an enemy bunker killing himself in the blast. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama talk to Rose Mary Sabo-Brown after Obama presenter her with a Medal of Honor posthumously awarded to her late husband, U.S. Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., after a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC,on May 16, 2012. Sabo was awarded the metal for his extreme acts of bravery while fighting in Cambodia as part of the Vietnam War. Sabo picked up a live enemy grenade and threw it back while shielding a wounded comrade with his own body. He then charged an enemy position, throwing another grenade into an enemy bunker killing himself in the blast. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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