'Spirit of Hope' awardees find unique ways to thank troops
Photo Credit: Gregory L. Jones
Carolyn Blashek, center, displays the Spirit of Hope Award she received during a Nov. 15, 2012, ceremony at the Pentagon. Rear Admiral Annie B. Andrews had placed the medal on Blashek's neck. Surgeon General of the Army Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, far left, served as host of the ceremony. Kelly Hope, the son of actor Bob Hope -- after whom the award is named -- and artist Don Wiegand, designer of the medal, also attended the presentation.
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