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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 07, 2011
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(Studio: Harry Smith) The plans for President Obama to present the Medal of Honor to Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer† reported.

(Columbia, Kentucky: Jim Miklaszewski) Meyer’s heroism in the war in Afghanistan, where he saved the lives of fellow Marines in a firefight, reviewed; photos shown of the fallen. [MEYER - says he knew he was going to die and he was going to fight until they got him; recalls discovering the bodies; states he is angry about the Army’s refusal to provide support; says he doesn’t like the word “hero.”] [Father “MIKE” – comments.]

Smith, Harry;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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