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Boeing-sponsored "Medal of Honor" Movie in Grant Park

When: Thu., Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m. 2009
The "Commit to Courage" Host Committee, with Honorary Chairman Richard M. Daley, invites you to attend a special presentation of the "Medal of Honor" movie from award-winning director Roger Sherman. The movie traces the history of the Medal and spotlights the heroic actions from the Medal recipients. Movie highlights include: Recent actions in Baghdad A Holocaust survivor who, in the Korean War, single-handedly defends a hill from advancing enemy forces A Navy SEAL who recounts his experiences in Vietnam when he swam two hours in the ocean, carrying his wounded comrades to save their lives A Marine at Iwo Jima



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