White House finally recognizes 24 minority vets

White House finally recognizes 24 minority vets


>>>YOU KNOW, TODAY PRESIDENT OBAMA WILL AWARD THE MOST MEDALS OF HONOR AT ONE TIME SINCE WORLD WAR II. ALL TWO DOZEN RECIPIENTS WERE FOUND TO HAVE BEEN OVERLOOKED IN THE PAST BECAUSE OF RACIAL AND RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION. CNN’S BARBARA STARR BRINGS YOU THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF ONE OF THOSE MEN.>>SERGEANT FIRST CLASS MELVIN MORRIS WAS JUST 19 WHEN HE GAME A GREEN BERET. HE VOLUNTEERED TO GO TO VIETNAM. IN 1969, UNDER HEAVY FIRE, HIT MULTIPLE TIMES, BLEEDING, HE RESCUED DEAD AND WOUNDED TROOPS. THE ARMY SAYS HE SHOWED DETERMINATION POSSESSED BY FEW MEN. AND HIS ABILITY TO LEAD HAS RARELY BEEN EQUALLED. TODAY AT 72 WITH HIS WIFE OF 51 YEARS, MARY, THE PRIDE, THE DIGNITY AND NOW A WRONG WILL BE MADE RIGHT.>>SO GLAD HE’LL GET THAT MEDAL OF

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