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Kris Paronto, an Army veteran and former CIA security operative who helped save many lives during the deadly Benghazi terror attack, spoke to Clayton Morris about the meaning of Memorial Day.

"It's not only what happened in Benghazi. It's also what other service members and contractors have done and sacrificed their lives for," Paronto said. "It's for honor and courage and the freedoms that we enjoy."

He said that the selfless service of our fighting men and women was exemplified by Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty, his fellow security contractors who lost their lives in the 2012 terror attack.

Paronto said that we can enjoy a national holiday like Memorial Day and spend time with friends and family because brave men and women have laid down their lives to defend our way of life.

"People need to remember those sacrifices that are given on a daily basis overseas so we can enjoy the freedoms that we have in this great country."

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