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Koeran War Veteran Honored For Bravery

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - A monument honoring a Congresional Medal of Honor recipient and East Lansing native was dedicated Monday afternoon.

The dedication happened in front of the Hannah Community Center.

The Medal of Honor monument honors U.S. Marine Corps Reserve 2nd Lt. Sherrod Skinner Jr. who received the award for bravery during the Korean war after he threw himself on an enemy grenade in order to save his comrades.

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