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  • With Medal of Honor award, family learns WWI hero wasn't kin story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-03-15 10:03 am

    ALBANY, New York - Two days before President Barack Obama announced a posthumous Medal of Honor for black World War I soldier Henry Johnson, a family got staggering news about the legacy of heroism that had inspired them for generations and through three wars. They weren't related to Johnson by blood after all.