U.S. President Barack Obama shakes the prosthetic hand of Medal of Honor award recipient U.S. Army SFC Leroy Petry at the American Latino Heritage Forum in Washington

 
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes the prosthetic hand of Medal of Honor award recipient U.S. Army SFC Leroy Petry at the American Latino Heritage Forum in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes the prosthetic hand of Medal of Honor award recipient U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Leroy Petry after he introduced Obama to speak at the American Latino Heritage Forum in Washington October 12, 2011. SFC Petry lost his right hand tossing away a grenade to save his fellow soldiers during combat in Afghanistan. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATESPOLITICS - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)