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    Afghan vet who fought wounded gets Medal of Honor

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    Medal of Honor Former Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts. July 2014

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    Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn't heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his neck, in a somber White House ceremony that also paid tribute to his nine platoon comrades who died that summer day in Afghanistan.

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