Meet retired U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Melvin Morris: One of 69 living Medal of Honor recipients

There are 69 living Medal of Honor recipients. One of them is an African-American Vietnam veteran living in Brevard County.

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US Mint reveals first woman of color on Lady Liberty coin