Kyle Carpenter: A Perfect Modern Hero

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A perfect modern hero that reflects values of society is Kyle Carpenter. Many people know Carpenter as the recipient of the Medal of Honor because of his heroic acts in Afghanistan, but no one knows what he did to earn the highest military award. Carpenter was deployed in Afghanistan in 2010 where he saved the life of his fellow Marine by intentionally throwing himself on a grenade during a Taliban attack. During the incident Carpenter lost his right eye, and also suffered 30 fracture to his right arm with numerous other major and minor injuries.
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