Afghan war hero receives Medal of Honor

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President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor on retired Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha for conspicuous gallantry, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013,  in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Romesha's leadership during a daylong attack by hundreds of fighters on Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan led to award. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama on Feb. 11 awarded former Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha the Medal of Honor for actions taken in a 2009 firefight in Afghanistan.

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