New York Times photographer Joao Silva, standing at right, prepares to photograph President Barack Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, where he awarded ... more 
New York Times photographer Joao Silva, standing at right, prepares to photograph President Barack Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, where he awarded the Medal of Honor to former Marine Cpl. Dakota Meyer, 23, from Greensburg, Ky. Silva was injured by a land mine while on assignment in Afghanistan in October 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charles Dharapak
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 4:58 PM EDT