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Biden to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to Simone Biles, the late John McCain, among others

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

The White House says President Joe Biden will present the nation's highest civilian honor to 17 people next week.
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Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles among 17 to be awarded Medal of Freedom from Biden

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles among 17 to be awarded Medal of Freedom from Biden

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The president will present the nation's highest civilian honor to 17 people next week, including actor Denzel Washington, gymnast Simone Biles and the late John McCain.
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White House announces Medals of Freedom for Simone Biles, Gabby Giffords, Denzel Washington

White House announces Medals of Freedom for Simone Biles, Gabby Giffords, Denzel Washington

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Denzel Washington, Simone Biles, Megan Rapinoe and former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are among those who will be awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Biden.
Seventeen people in total will be recognized with the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the country's highest civilian honor - at a ceremony next Thursday at the White House.
The medal is presented to “individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the prosperity, values, or security of the United States, world peace, or other significant societal, public or private endeavors,” the White House said Friday in announcing this...
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Biden to award Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, Giffords

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden will present the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including actor Denzel Washington, gymnast Simone Biles and the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the U.S. Senate.
Biden will also recognize Sandra Lindsay, the New York City nurse who rolled up her sleeve on live television in December 2020 to receive the first COVID-19 vaccine dose that was pumped into an arm in the United States, the White House announced Friday.
Biden's honors list, which the White House shared first with...
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