Soldier priest awarded Medal of Honor

POSTED: 3:19 PM Apr 15 2013   UPDATED: 2:43 PM Apr 11 2013

Capt. Emil Kapaun, a Roman Catholic chaplain, was awarded the Medal of Honor on Thursday, 60 years after his death while a North Korean prisoner.

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Emil Kapaun uses bike to navigate the Korean battlefield after his Jeep was destroyed by a landmine.

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