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President Donald Trump awards the Medal of Honor to retired U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. John Lee Canley, for actions during the Vietnam War, during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, DC, October 17, 2018. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images

A Vietnam vet and Medal of Honor recipient who lived his last days in Bend died this week. Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. John Lee Canley, who died at 84, was the first living Black man to receive the medal, the nation’s highest military honor.