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Meeting the nation's newest hero

We're in Washington tonight, where earlier today I met Army Staff Sgt. Sal Giunta, who tomorrow will be awarded with the Medal of Honor by President Obama. He is as kind and modest as they come. He feels he has no claim to this medal, that he was doing just as others were doing in his unit that day, and that he will wear it for others. As he spoke, he sounded just like the other 86 living Recipients of the Medal. He's a proud product of Iowa who is here in Washington with his wife, not quite ready for the media onslaught that begins tomorrow. But who would be? It was a thrill and a pleasure to meet him and spend some time with him today. You can read his story here and I suggest you do. It will come in handy the next time you think you're having a bad day.

We hope to see you from Washington tonight.