President Barack Obama says the country's newest Medal of Honor recipient should not be alive but thanks God that he is.
Obama says retired Cpl. William "Kyle" Carpenter faced down a hand grenade that is "one of the most awful weapons of war" to save a fellow Marine.
Obama says Carpenter's heroism in that blink of an eye in Afghanistan in 2010 "will inspire for generations." Carpenter was severely injured in the blast, including the loss of sight in his right eye. (AP)
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