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This edition features a story about the White House and the U.S. Army announcing Leslie Sabo will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions in battle during Vietnam. His wife, Rose, tells the story of their time together and the tragedy of a love cut short.


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Date Taken:04.17.2012

Date Posted:04.17.2012 11:18AM

Category:Newscasts

Video ID:141885

VIRIN:120418-A-#####-001

Filename:DOD_100368986

Length:00:02:06

Location:FORT MEADE, MD, USGlobe

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