The Silver Star is seen after it was pinned to Hyla Merin 

The Silver Star is seen after it was pinned to Hyla Merin by Army Capt. Zachariah L. Fike during a ceremony at her home, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Silver Star along with several other medals including a Purple Heart that were presented posthumously to her father after being discovered recently in an apartment where Merin's mother and aunts had once lived. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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The Silver Star is seen after it was pinned to Hyla Merin by Army Capt. Zachariah L. Fike during a ceremony at her home, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Silver Star along with several other medals including a Purple Heart that were presented posthumously to her father after being discovered recently in an apartment where Merin's mother and aunts had once lived. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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