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Overlooked military heroes get the honor they deserve

This week President Obama announced that 24 veterans from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War will receive our nation's highest military honor, after a Congressional review of the war records of Hispanic, Jewish and African-American troops uncovered a multitude of cases where soldiers were denied the Medal of Honor due to prejudice.
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