Captain America may have jumped on a fake grenade to save his fellow soldiers in training, but in real life Lance Corporal William Kyle Kennedy actually did this… only the grenade was real.  On November 21, 2010 while in Afghanistan, a grenade was thrown into his sandbagged position.  Rather than run, Carpenter used his own body to shield the other soldier with him from the blast.  Miraculously, though severely injured, Kennedy lived and was awarded the Medal of Honor in June of 2014.

Captain America may have jumped on a fake grenade to save his fellow soldiers in training, but in real life Lance Corporal William Kyle Kennedy actually did this… only the grenade was real. On November 21, 2010 while in Afghanistan, a grenade was thrown into his sandbagged position. Rather than run, Carpenter used his own body to shield the other soldier with him from the blast. Miraculously, though severely injured, Kennedy lived and was awarded the Medal of Honor in June of 2014.

'College featuring Electric Youth - A Real Hero'.  There's no reason for you to not be listening to this right now. "A reeeeeeal human being..."

'College featuring Electric Youth - A Real Hero'. There's no reason for you to not be listening to this right now. "A reeeeeeal human being..."

Real Heroes Don't Wear Capes They Wear Bunker by ImJustSayinSigns

Real Heroes Don't Wear Capes, They Wear Bunker Gear Wood Blocks

Brave soldiers. Protecting our country to the best of their ability

Brave soldiers. Protecting our country to the best of their ability

The Real Heroes You Don’t Hear About

The Real Heroes You Don’t Hear About

You have got to be kidding me! I have known of little critters like these being spies back in the day. But this? Speechless. And for the record, those are the biggest rats I believe I've ever seen. Cute!

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