Every year, past Medal of Honor recipients get together to recognize civilians who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. For the first time in history, one of those Citizen Honors went a child.

The story of 10-year-old Myles Eckert actually starts a couple of years ago when Myles found a $20 bill in a restaurant parking lot. Instead of keeping the money for himself, he gave it to the first soldier he saw. The reason will warm your heart and might make your eyes a little blurry.

CBS Sunday Morning did a story on Myles. We thought we would pass it along in hopes that it would inspire you to  as Myles puts it, "Pay it forward".