ALS patient honored for Army service

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A Bridgeport army veteran who's fighting for his life was honored for his service to the country on Saturday.

Army veteran Hector Muniz was among a group being honored by Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim. The group also included four officials from American Medical Response.

Muniz, 58, is critically ill after being diagnosed in with ALS in 2013.

Mayor Ganim says all five honorees are heroes.

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