Army Chaplain gets Medal of Honor 62 years after death

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The Medal at Last
In this Aug. 11, 1950 photo provided by Col. Raymond A. Skeehan via the U.S. Army, the Rev. Emil Kapaun repairs his bicycle in Korea. Kapaun died in a prisoner of war camp on May 23, 1951, his body wracked by pneumonia and dysentery. Soldiers who knew him never forgot the plain-spoken, pipe-smoking, bike-riding chaplain who urged them to keep their spirits up. On April 11, 2013, President Barack Obama will award the legendary chaplain the Medal of Honor posthumously. (AP Photo/Col. Raymond A. Skeehan via the U.S. Army)