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Gratitude, Respect, Code Talking: A Photo Essay

Gratitude, Respect, Code Talking: A Photo Essay

For decades, the wartime service of 96-year-old Edmond Harjo and other American Indian "code talkers" wasn't officially acknowledged, let alone publically recognized. But on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., Harjo sat in the U.S. Capitol's Emancipation Hall soaking in a standing ovation from hundreds of people — after an introduction from House Speaker John Boehner.…