WASHINGTON D.C., June 19, 2014 - U.S. President Barack Obama (R) applauds at a ceremony after awarding William "Kyle" Carpenter (L) with the Medal of Honor in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on June 19, 2014. Carpenter received the medal for covering a grenade to save fellow Marines during a Taliban attack in November 2010. Carpenter is the eighth living recipient chosen for the highest military award.

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama attends a ceremony awarding William "Kyle" Carpenter with the Medal of Honor in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on June 19, 2014.

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William "Kyle" Carpenter (L) receives the Medal of Honor from U.S. President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on June 19, 2014.

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