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President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor on Tuesday to Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, who rescued two members of his squad in October 2007 while fighting in the war in Afghanistan.

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Soldier given highest medal for heroism on a ridge

Ambushed in Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta stepped into a “wall of bullets” and chased down two Taliban fighters who were carrying his mortally wounded friend away.

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