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A Japanese-American veteran of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442 Regimental Combat Team is escorted at a ceremony in which they, along with veterans of the Military Intelligence Service, United States Army, received the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of dedicated service during World War II on November 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. About 19,000 veterans were awarded the honor, which is Congress' highest civilian medal. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)


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