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Ex-GI cites platoon for Medal of Honor

Posted: June 27, 2014 at 3:14 a.m.

CONCORD, N.H. -- Ryan Pitts will wear the nation's highest award for combat valor, but the humble and soft-spoken Medal of Honor recipient who continued to fight after being wounded in one of Afghanistan's bloodiest battles insisted Thursday that the medal belongs to all of his comrades who fought and died that day.

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